Season 1 Case 16

History: ground level fall

Season 1 Case 16

History: ground level fall

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Answer: Galeazzi Fracture-dislocation.  Congrats all

Notes:

 fx is usually at junction of middle and distal 1/3rd of radius

injury to distal radio-ulnar jt may be purely ligamentous (children often fx ulnar styloid)

closed reduction is often inadequate and ORIF is often necessary:

http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/galeazzis_fracture_adults_1