Vol 7 | Issue 2 | July-December 2021 | page: 09-11 | Chirag Thonse, Darshan Kumar A Jain, Akshay S Dudhanale, Anant Chaugule,
Authors: Chirag Thonse , Darshan Kumar A Jain , Akshay S Dudhanale , Anant Chaugule ,
Madihah Faisal [1, 2]
 Department of Orthopedics, Vikram Hospital, Millers Road, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
 Department of Orthopedics, M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, MSRIT Post, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Address of Correspondence
Dr Akshay S. Dudhanale,
Fellow in Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty, Vikram Hospital Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Introduction: Distal radius fractures are commonly treated by fixation using a volar locking plate. In some fracture patterns, this mode of fixation is not adequate. This case report aims to describe one such case.
Case report: We report a case of a 28-year-old gentleman who presented with volar subluxation of the radiocarpal joint early in the postoperative period following fixation of the distal end radius volar locking plate.
Conclusion: Volar locked plates have become the most common fixation strategy for distal radius fractures. In certain fracture patterns where a volar locking plate would be inappropriate, an alternative fixation strategy should be considered such as rim plate.
Keywords: Volar locking plate, Volar rim plate, Radiocarpal dislocation
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|How to Cite this article: Thonse C, Jain DKA, Dudhanale AS, Chaugule A, Faisal M | Volar Radiocarpal Subluxation an Unusual Complication Following Distal Radius Fracture Fixation with Locking Plate- A Case Report | Trauma International | July-December 2021; 7(2): 09-11.|