113. Forearm Fracture after Falling

  1. Christopher P. Holstege MD1,2,3,
  2. Alexander B. Baer MD1,4,
  3. Jesse M. Pines MD, MBA, MSCE5,6 and
  4. William J. Brady MD7,8,9
  1. Alexander B. Baer MD1,4

Published Online: 3 AUG 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch113

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition

How to Cite

Baer, A. B. (2011) Forearm Fracture after Falling, in Visual Diagnosis in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Second Edition (eds C. P. Holstege, A. B. Baer, J. M. Pines and W. J. Brady), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397994.ch113

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 2

    Blue Ridge Poison Center, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  3. 3

    Departments of Emergency Medicine & Pediatrics, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  4. 4

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  5. 5

    Center for Health Care Quality, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  6. 6

    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Health Policy, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA

  7. 7

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  8. 8

    Center for Emergency Management, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  9. 9

    Charlottesville-Albemarle Rescue Squad & Albemarle County, Fire Rescue, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Medical Toxicology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

  2. 4

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 AUG 2011
  2. Published Print: 12 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444333473

Online ISBN: 9781444397994

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Keywords:

  • Case 3, forearm fracture after falling;
  • Monteggia fracture, eponym for ulnar fracture - dislocation of radial head;
  • Monteggia fractures, from falling - on outstretched hand, with forced pronation;
  • reduction of radial head - achieved expeditiously;
  • radial motor nerve injury, stretching - or compressing nerve, passing across elbow;
  • motor neuropathies, treated with conservative management;
  • Galeazzi fracture, eponym for radial fracture - with dislocation of distal radioulnar joint;
  • Galeazzi fractures, treated - with open reduction and internal fixation

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