The provider repairs a fracture of the shaft of the radius in combination with displacement of the two bones in the forearm at the wrist, or distal radioulnar joint. He makes an incision over the fracture and may apply hardware, if necessary. He realigns the dislocation without an incision and may insert pins or wires through the skin to stabilize the bones.
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