Galeazzi fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy

Presentation

Post-MVA.

Patient Data

Age: 33 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Comminuted fracture of the distal radius with mild posterior angulation and displacement of the distal radius. Distal radioulnar subluxation / dislocation. 

Extra-articular fracture of the base of the 5th metacarpal bone is noted.    

Modality: CT

Comminuted fracture of the distal radius with mild posterior angulation and displacement of the distal radius. The fracture line is seen  disrupting the radiocarpal articular surface.

Distal radioulnar dislocation.

Extra-articular fracture of the base of the 5th metacarpal bone is noted.    

Case Discussion

Galeazzi fracture-dislocation with comminuted fracture of the distal radius and distal radioulnar dislocation.

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Case Information

rID: 38613
Case created: 27th Jul 2015
Last edited: 16th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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