Galeazzi fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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FOOSH.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Displaced and overlapping fracture of the distal radial shaft. Dorsal dislocation of the ulnar from the distal radioulnar joint. No ulnar fracture. Elbow alignment is normal. 

Case Discussion

This is a typical "Aunt Minnie", perfect for a warm-up in a viva examination. 

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Case Information

rID: 45174
Case created: 17th May 2016
Last edited: 28th Jun 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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