Monteggia fracture-dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski
X-ray

There is a comminuted fracture of the mid-diaphysis of the ulna, with radial offset and ulnar angulation of the distal ulna fragment (fracture apex lateral). The radial head is dislocated anteriorly. 

Overlying casting material is noted.

Case Discussion

Typical example of a Bado type 1 Monteggia fracture-dislocation

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Case information

rID: 44134
Case created: 8th Apr 2016
Last edited: 8th Apr 2016
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