International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2018, Volume 4 Issue 2

An atypical type of Monteggia equivalent: A case report

Author(s): Dr. Lokesh Gupta and Dr. Lakshya Prateek Rathore
Abstract: Monteggia fracture dislocations comprise about 5-10 % of all forearm fractures in adults and was first described in 1814. Since then there has been many descriptions of Monteggia equivalents. We present a case of 47 year old adult with segmental comminuted fracture of ulna with anterior radial head dislocation managed by closed intramedullary nailing. We further propose that based on the basis of its features and mechanism of injury.
Pages: 1037-1039  |  615 Views  4 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Lokesh Gupta, Dr. Lakshya Prateek Rathore. An atypical type of Monteggia equivalent: A case report. Int J Orthop Sci 2018;4(2):1037-1039. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2018.v4.i2o.149
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences