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Transverse simple fracture of the radius

Transverse and short oblique (< 30°) fractures of the radius are classified as AO/OTA 2R2A3.

Simple fractures are often the result of indirect mechanisms, such as a fall onto an outstretched hand, sporting activities, etc.

22-A2.2
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