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Galeazzi Fracture/Dislocation
[OCOSH Code: D011885 271576001 S52.3 WI_FR_RAD_G]

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Galeazzi Fracture Adults Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/galeazzis_fracture_adults_1

- fracture of radial shaft (between middle and distal 1/3's) & dislocation of distal radioulnar joint;
- usually the dislocation is dorsal, but in some cases can be palmar;
- fracture is almost always located just above proximal border of...
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Galeazzi Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic111.htm

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...
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