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Acquired Madelung Deformity of the Wrist in a Gymnast Secondary to Premature Closure of the Distal Radial Epiphyseal Plate

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Orthopedic Surgery

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Description:

Wrist injuries are common in gymnasts. Wrist injury during adolescence can result in damage to the distal radial epiphyseal plate. Premature closure of the plate can result in an acquired Madelung deformity.

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