Variants of Monteggia Injury: Case Reports

Kamudin, Nur Azree Ferdaus and Mohd Zulyadaen, Mohd Firdouse and Han, Chung Sing and ziz, Mohd Yusof (2015) Variants of Monteggia Injury: Case Reports. Malaysian Orthopaedic Journal ASEAN Edition, 9 (1). pp. 23-27. ISSN 1985-2533

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Abstract

Background: Monteggia fracture-dislocation is rare in children. Various reports attest to its rarity, while recording the many variant of this injury. It is, therefore, easy to miss the diagnosis in the absence of proper clinical examination and radiographs. Case Report : This report highlights two rare variants of Monteggia fracture-dislocation seen in children. The first case was a 12-year old girl alleged to have fallen from a 15-feet tall tree and sustaining a combined type III Monteggia injury with ipsilateral Type II Salter-Harris injury of distal end radius with a metaphyseal fracture of the distal third of the ulna. The second case was a 13-year old who had sustained a closed fracture of atypical Type I Monteggia hybrid lesion, in a road traffic accident. Conclusion: This report highlights the rare variants of Monteggia fracture dislocation which could have been missed without proper clinical examinations and radiographs.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Monteggia fracture-dislocation, hybrid lesion clinical examination and radiograph, surgery
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
Faculty / Institute: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: DR. NUR AZREE FERDAUS KAMUDIN
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2015 01:35
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2015 01:35
URI: http://erep.unisza.edu.my/id/eprint/3307

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