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Eponymous Fractures
 
 

Galeazzi Fracture-Dislocation

 
 
 
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Overview

  • Look For

    Fracture of the distal radius with radio-ulnar dislocation.
  • Type I - dorsal displacement of distal radius
  • Type II - volar displacement of distal radius
  • Mechanism

  • Fall on outstretched hand (FOOSH) with the elbow in flexion.
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