Monteggia, Giovanni Battista

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Monteggia, Giovanni Battista

Italian surgeon, 1762–1815.

Monteggia dislocation

A dislocation of the hip joint in which the head of the femur is near the anterosuperior spine of the ilium.

Monteggia fracture

Fracture of the proximal portion of the ulna with dislocation of the radial head.
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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
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Bado, "The Monteggia lesion," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol.
Eriksen, "Simultaneous type II Monteggia lesion and fracture-separation of the lower radial epiphysis," Injury, vol.
Myint, "Type I Monteggia lesion and associated fracture of the distal radius and ulna metaphysis in a child," Canadian Journal of Emergency Medical Care, vol.
He ended up in chronic Monteggia lesion with deformed dislocated radial head resulting in limited supination, pronation and flexion.
Subluxation was seen in one case and there was one case who landed in chronic monteggia lesion. We had no implant failure, non-union or radial head osteolysis.
There is controversy regarding treatment of chronic Monteggia lesion with proponents for operative and non-operative treatment5,10.
Stelling and Kote recommend that chronic Monteggia lesion should be observed till skeletal maturity where radial head excision can be done if becomes symptomatic16,17.
Undefined Monteggia lesions, like the one described in this case, might have contributed to missed diagnoses in the past.