Galeazzi Fracture Dislocation
[OCOSH Code: D011885 271576001 S52.3 WI_FR_RAD_G]
The Galeazzi fracture-dislocation is an injury pattern involving a radial shaft fracture with associated dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ); the injury disrupts the forearm axis joint.
Synonyms and related keywords: Galeazzi fracture-dislocation, reverse Monteggia fracture, Piedmont fracture, Darrach-Hughston-Milch fracture, fracture of necessity, radial shaft fracture, dislocation of the...
Added: Tue Apr 01 2008