Rare presentation of a type I Monteggia fracture

Emerg Med J. 2002 Jan;19(1):88-9. doi: 10.1136/emj.19.1.88.


A rare case is reported of a Monteggia equivalent injury where a dislocation of the radial head is associated with fracture of the distal third of the radius and ulna. The mechanism, treatment and outcome are described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Child
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Monteggia's Fracture / diagnosis*
  • Monteggia's Fracture / diagnostic imaging
  • Monteggia's Fracture / surgery
  • Radiography