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Wrist is Broken Evaluation
- Limited range of motion of the wrist joint
- Wrist swelling
- Wrist tenderness
- Deformed wrist
- Hand numbness (unilateral)
- Hand weakness (unilateral)
Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of a wrist fracture.
Tests that may be used to evaluate a wrist fracture include:
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PubMed Wrist is Broken References
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- Kelsey JL, Prill MM, Keegan TH, Tanner HE, Bernstein AL, Quesenberry CP Jr, Sidney S. Reducing the risk for distal forearm fracture: preserve bone mass, slow down, and don't fall! Osteoporos Int. 2005 Jun;16(6):681-90. 
- Oskam J, Kingma J, Klasen HJ. Fracture of the distal forearm: epidemiological developments in the period 1971-1995. Injury. 1998 Jun;29(5):353-5.