Monteggia fracture


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Related to Monteggia fracture: Colles fracture, Galeazzi fracture

Mon·teg·gi·a frac·ture

(mon-tej'ē-ă),
fracture of the proximal ulna with dislocation of the head of the radius.

Monteggia fracture

Parry fracture Orthopedics An angled forearm fracture at the junction of the proximal and middle third of the ulna with an anterior dislocation of the radial head. See Fracture. Cf Galeazzi fracture.

Mon·teg·gi·a frac·ture

(mon-tej'jē-ă frak'shŭr)
Fracture of the proximal ulna with dislocation of the head of the radius.

Monteggia,

Giovanni Battista, Italian surgeon, 1762-1815.
Monteggia dislocation
Monteggia fracture - fracture of the ulna with dislocation of the radial head.
Monteggia lesion
reverse Monteggia fracture
References in periodicals archive ?
We retrospectively reviewed Monteggia fractures and Monteggia equivalent variant transolecranon fracture dislocation to determine the frequency of various Bado types and associated irreducible radial heads in an adult patient population.
One hundred and thirty one patients with Monteggia fractures or Monteggia variant fracture dislocation were identified.
Numerous articles concerning Monteggia fractures have been published.