Galeazzi Fracture-Dislocation | Eponymous Fractures - MedSchool
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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.
Last updated on February 7th, 2020
 
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