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Volar barton fracture in wrist, pain on palm, fingers. Put in a cast. Treatment?

Hi Doctor, I met with an accident in Dec 2011 I fell down from my bike and there was fracture in my left wrist they said itwas Volar Barton fracture.they put my arm in POP cast for 45 Days. I could not put my hand in straight . Feel pain on back side of my palm in last two fingers . after 5 or 6 months i went to another Orthopaedic surgeon ..he said I needed surgical procedure at the time of accident . Can it be treated now?
Asked On : Fri, 7 Sep 2012
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Dear Wakash
Your injury is dec 2011 and volar barton fracture. Surgery depends upon the type , nature and classification of fracture. It is a type of intra articular fracture normally displaced and requires requires surgery. But decision can be taken only on X rays.
Any how even after 5-6 months you feel pain in last two fingers , consult a doctor with x ray for deformity , ulnar nerve involvement, or DRUJ injuries, or TFCC injuries. if there is no deformity in x ray
pl go for MRI and NCVT L ulnar nerve .
It can be treated now with above vision

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Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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