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Single bone forearmfractures are usually associated with dislocation of one radio-ulnar joint. Theassociation of ulnar fractures with dislocation of proximal radio-ulnar jointand radius fractures with distal radio-ulnar joint is well described.Classically they are better known as Monteggia and Galeazzi fracturedislocations respectively. These peculiar presentations are attributed to intricaterelationship of the forearm bones joined together as a unit by two radio-ulnarjoints at proximal and distal ends and the interosseous membrane in the middlepart. However, simultaneous dislocation of the both radio-ulnar jointsassociated with fracture of single bone is a very rare event. Literature searchdoes not reveal a single case of such type. We are presenting here a case offracture shaft of radius associated with dislocation of both proximal anddistal radio-ulnar joints. The patient was managed by open reduction andfixation of the radius by a compression plate and the dislocations were reducedby closed method and stabilized with small K wires.

KEYWORDS

Forearm Bones, Monteggia Fracture, Galeazzi Fracture, DRUJ, Proximal Radio-Ulnar Joint

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Gogoi, P. , Dutta, A. , Daolagupu, A. , Sipani, A. and Sonowal, P. 2014 A Rare Case of Fracture of Radius Associated with Dislocation of Both Distal and Proximal Radio-Ulnar Joint. Case Reports in Clinical Medicine, 3, 367-372. doi: 10.4236-crcm.2014.36082.





Autor: Paragjyoti Gogoi, Anshuman Dutta, Arup Kumar Daolagupu, Arun Kumar Sipani, Prasanta Sonowal

Fuente: http://www.scirp.org/



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