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Types and Equivalents of Monteggia Fracture of the Forearm

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

Monteggia described an injury of the forearm in 1814 that involved fracture of the ulna and dislocation of the radius. Several types and "equivalents" have subsequently been described.

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