Monteggia fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by A.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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Case information

rID: 8012
Published: 3rd Jan 2010
Last edited: 19th Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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