TITLE

Acute Irreducible Distal Radioulnar Joint Dislocation

AUTHOR(S)
Garrigues, Grant E.; Aidridge III, J. Mack
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2007, Vol. 89-A Issue 7, p1594
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes a novel radiographic and clinical finding of an ulnar impaction fracture, which they equate to the Hill-Sachs lesion noted in the humeral head following dislocation of the shoulder in the U.S. The case presented represents a novel mechanism for irreducibility of a so-called complex dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint. They recommend acquiring a computed tomography scan of all complex dislocations of the distal radioulnar joint to search for this impaction injury.
ACCESSION #
25781172

 

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