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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2015, Volume 1 Issue 2

A rare paediatric Monteggia equivalent lesion with posterior interosseous nerve injury – Case report and review of literature

Author(s): Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu, Irfan Khan
Abstract: Monteggia equivalent injuries are uncommon and require meticulous clinic-radiological evaluation to diagnose. Neglection or under treatment of these injuries leads to suboptimal functional outcome. In most of the cases, these injuries require open reduction and fixation to ensure satisfactory reduction of fractures. Uneventful course of treatment leads to good union and functional outcome. The present case describes a rare occurrence of type- 1 Monteggia equivalent lesion successfully managed with good outcome
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