SA Orthopaedic Journal
On-line version ISSN 2309-8309
We present a previously undescribed lesion of a fractured proximal radius associated with a proximal radio-ulnar joint dislocation. Compression plating was performed via the Thompson approach and closed reduction of the proximal radio-ulnar joint (PRUJ) was attained. At one-year follow-up he had united fully and regained full use of his arm. Clinicians need to be aware of this possible variation when confronted with proximal radius fracture.
Keywords : Galeazzi fracture; proximal radio-ulnar joint dislocation; Monteggia fracture.