Monteggia fracture-dislocations comprise of a fracture of the ulna shaft and dislocation of the radial head. The ulna fracture is usually very obvious whereas the radial head dislocation can be overlooked, with potentially serious functional and medico-legal ramifications.   http://radiopaedia.org/articles/monteggia-fracture-dislocation

Monteggia fracture-dislocations comprise of a fracture of the ulna shaft and dislocation of the radial head. The ulna fracture is usually very obvious whereas the radial head dislocation can be overlooked, with potentially serious functional and medico-legal ramifications. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/monteggia-fracture-dislocation

radius and ulna fracture (very similar to Jared's)

radius and ulna fracture (very similar to Jared's)

Figure 1 The PBSS utilized in a distal ulna fracture.

Figure 1 The PBSS utilized in a distal ulna fracture.

"Dawg," a 3-year-old English setter mix, came into the hospital two weeks ago after being hit by a car. She was diagnosed with a left radius and ulna fracture. Her fracture repair was the first surgery performed in our new facility. She has since returned for her first bandage change and is doing excellent!

"Dawg," a 3-year-old English setter mix, came into the hospital two weeks ago after being hit by a car. She was diagnosed with a left radius and ulna fracture. Her fracture repair was the first surgery performed in our new facility. She has since returned for her first bandage change and is doing excellent!

Monteggia fracture X-ray of right forearm showing ulnar fracture and radial dislocation

Monteggia fracture X-ray of right forearm showing ulnar fracture and radial dislocation

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