Monteggia's Fracture Dislocation of the Elbow
[OCOSH Code: D009011 123973009 S52.0 WI_FR_UL_M]
angulated fracture at the junction of the proximal and middle third of ulna accompained by ANTERIOR dislocation of the radial head
* transmission of force thorugh the hand and forearm with the elbow partially flexed
* interosseous ligament "drags" the radius with the distal two-thirds of the ulna
* Monteggia with...
Added: Thu Jan 31 2002