Barton fracture: Intra-articular distal radius fracture with radiocarpal joint subluxation. John Rhea Barton described Barton fracture in 1838.
Abraham Colles (1773 - 1843) was an Irish surgeon and anatomist. Eponym: Colles Fracture (1814) distal radius/ulna fracture
John Rhea Barton (1794-1871) was an American Orthopaedic Surgeon. Eponym: Barton fracture (1838). Intra-articular distal radius fracture.
Smith fracture: Extra-articular fracture of the distal radius with associated palmar angulation of the distal fracture fragment. (1847)
Jean-Gaspard Blaise Goyrand (1803 – 1866) was a French surgeon. Eponym: Goyrand Fracture (France - 1832) Smith fracture, wrist fracture
Colles fracture: Extra-articular fracture of the distal radius with dorsal angulation of the distal fragment. Abraham Colles (1814)
Edward Mott Moore (1814–1902) American Surgeon. Moore fracture (1870) of the distal end of the radius with luxation of the distal end of the ulna
Claude Pouteau (1724–1775) was a French surgeon. First to describe distal radius fracture with 'dorsal tipping of the distal fragment' (Pouteau-Colles)
Jean-Louis Petit (1674-1750) French surgeon. Inventor of the Petit-type tourniquet. First postulated that 'carpal dislocations' were distal radius fractures
Robert William Smith (1807 - 1873) was an Irish Surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Smith Fracture. Performed autopsy on Colles
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