A buckle fracture results from compression of two bones driven into each other. These fracture subtypes can present in children and adults: A transverse fracture is when the fracture line is perpendicular to the shaft (long part) of the bone. The severity of a fracture depends u pon the fracture subtype and location.What is the treatment of radius hairline fracture?
Hairline fractures of the radius occur 1 to 2 cm from the joint, across the styloid or in the joint. They are treated with a cast or splint . The prominent portion of the ulna is the styloid.