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Met accident, broke left hand wrist, treated with plaster, removed, swollen, pain. Cure?

hello doc. i met with an accident about a month which i broke my left hand wrist was fractured at the end of the thumb bone....i was treated in a hospital by doing plaster on it just for 10days...n after removing the plaster my wrist was very swoolen ....n its been a month now my wrist is still swolen n i feel strech in my viens of my hand ,which make me do nothing with it...can u help me out...
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Sep 2013
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
As you mentioned in your query , it seems that styloid process ( lower end of radius ) has fractured.
If this is , known as Colli's fracture, in my opinion it requires 8 weeks immobilization through plaster of Paris ( POP).
Swelling may be due to injury or hematoma.
Infection may be the other reason.
Consult another orthopaedician and get his opinion regarding this.
Good luck.
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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