Monteggia fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

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Fall.

X-ray

DIsplaced fracture of the mid-ulnar diaphysis. Malalignment of the radial head which has been dislocated.

X-ray

Screw-plate fixation of the ulnar fracture following reduction of the radial head.

Case Discussion

Fracture of the ulna with dislocation of the radial head, consistent with a Monteggia fracture

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Case information

rID: 10435
Case created: 14th Aug 2010
Last edited: 27th Nov 2017
Tags: ulna, radius
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