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Monteggia's Fracture Dislocation
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Monteggia fracture CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01032.html

angulated fracture at the junction of the proximal and middle third of ulna accompained by ANTERIOR dislocation of the radial head
etiology:
* 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
MUGR mnemonic
* Monteggia with...
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Monteggia Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic201.htm

Article by Putigna, Strohmeyer & Ursone 2007
The eponym Monteggia fracture is most precisely used to refer to a dislocation of the proximal radioulnar joint in association with a forearm fracture. These injuries are relatively uncommon, accounting for less than 5% of all forearm fractures. The ulna fracture is usually clinically...
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Monteggia Fracture Wheeless

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

Giovanni Monteggia (1814) first described fracture of proximal 1/3 of ulna in association with anterior dislocation of radial head;
- hence dislocation of radial head with fracture of proximal 1/3 of ulna is known as Monteggia's deformity.
- Mechanism:
- proposed mechanisms include...
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Type IV Monteggia fracture in a child

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-51/issue-2/pdf/pgE44.pdf

I describe a type IV Monteggia fracture in a 12-year-old boy with an initial greenstick radial fracture. The concept of a ‚Äúsymbiotic effect‚ÄĚ is proposed, wherein single-bone injuries at 2 levels shield each other from excessive damage, and a rela- tively better outcome than expected is achieved.
Case report A 12-year-old...
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