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 ?
Lepetsos et al., "Pediatric Monteggia fractures: a single-center study of the management of 40 patients," Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, vol.
Neglected Monteggia Fracture - Discussion in children.
Surgical treatment of neglected Monteggia fracture. Orthopaedics and Traumatology.
Our case mimics a late, unrecognized Monteggia fracture, where the ulnar "bow sign," (5) or loss of physiological curvature of the ulna, renders reduction of the radial head impossible.
Obtaining as well as interpreting adequate and goodquality radiographs properly is the most important step in successful recognition and treatment of Monteggia fractures. Preventing delayed diagnosis is a major concern.