Monteggia fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Bad fall. Painful arm.

Patient Data

Age: Child
Gender: Male
X-ray

A displaced and overlapped fracture of the ulnar shaft is present. Additionally the radial head is dislocated anteriorly. 

Case Discussion

This case illustrates a Monteggia fracture in a child.

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