Monteggia's fracture

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Fracture of the upper portion of the ulna combined with dislocation of the radial head.

Description

Fracture of the upper portion of the ulna, frequently associated with dislocation of the radial head. More common in children. Due to blow on forearm.

See also:

Colles' fracture, under Abraham Colles, Irish surgeon and anatomist, 1773-1843.

Smith's fracture, under Robert William Smith, Irish physician, 1807-1873.

We thank Euan Green for information submitted.

Bibliography

  • G. B. Monteggia:
    Istituzioni Chirurgiche. Vol 5. Milano, Pirotta & Maspero, 1814.

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