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There are several mnemonics for the difference between a Galeazzi and a Monteggia fracture-dislocation: GRIMUS MUGR (pronounced as mugger) FROG . A Galeazzi fracture is defined as a fracture of the radius associated with dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint. Treatment in children and adolescents is usually. Schlüsselwörter. ○▷ Galeazzi-Fraktur. ○▷ Galeazzi like lesion. ○▷ modifizierte Klassifikation. Galeazzi Fractures: our Modified Classification and. Treatment.

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A Galeazzi-equivalent fracture is a distal radial fracture with a distal ulnar physeal fracture 2.

Galeazzi fractures are primarily encountered in children, with a peak incidence at age years 3. Typically, Galeazzi fracture-dislocations occur due to a fall on an outstretched hand FOOSH with the elbow in flexion.

Galeazzi Lesions in Children and Adolescents: Treatment and Outcome

A forearm series is usually fraktud for diagnosis and management planning. However, good quality orthogonal views are needed to identify and characterize displacement feaktur. In addition to stating the presence of the radial fracture and distal radio-ulnar joint dislocation, a number of features should be sought and commented on:.


These fractures are unstable and operative fixation is usually required to reduce and fix the radial fracture, with arm immobilisation in pronation The exact mode of fixation depends on the location of the radial fracture Many people consider the Galeazzi and Piedmont fractures as the same injury.

However, some state that the latter is an isolated radial fracture without distal radioulnar dissociation.

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Galeazzi Fractures – Trauma – Orthobullets

Edit article Share article Frakutr revision history. MusculoskeletalTraumaPaediatrics. Synonyms or Alternate Spellings: Galeazzi fracture dislocation Galeazzi fracture Reverse Monteggia fracture dislocation. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Case 1 Case 1. Case 2 Case 2. Case 3 Case 3. Case 4 Case 4.


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