Monteggia fracture

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy

Presentation

High speed car crash, deformed left arm.

X-ray

The mid shaft ulnar fracture is comminuted, there is an associated radial head dislocation. Posterior displacement of the distal fragment of the foreshortened ulna.

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Case information

rID: 47727
Case created: 31st Aug 2016
Last edited: 1st Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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