Distal radioulnar joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Fall from bicycle.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Wrist radiographs

Distal radioulnar joint dislocation with dorsal displacement of the ulna relative to the radius. There is a focal step within the distal radius cortex only seen on the oblique projection that may represent an intra-articular fracture. There is also a minimally displaced ulnar styloid process fracture. No evidence of carpal fractures. 

Case Discussion

Case illustrating a distal radioulnar joint dislocation with dorsal displacement of the ulna relative to the radius. 

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Case information

rID: 52330
Case created: 3rd Apr 2017
Last edited: 23rd Jun 2017
Tag: rmh
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