The Galeazzi fracture is a fracture of the distal third of the radius with dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint. It classically involves an isolated fracture of the. However, there is an anatomic pathological variant of Galeazzi lesion. It is a fracture of the shaft of the radius, which associates diaphyseal. Unstable Fracture-Dislocations of the ForearmThe Monteggia and Galeazzi Lesions. Frederick W. Reckling, MD; Larry D. Cordell, MD. Arch Surg.

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In children, reports regarding the incidence of this type of injury differ substantively from 0. Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir. Galeazzi fractures and dislocations.

Galeazzi Fractures

Nonsurgical treatment results in persistent or recurrent dislocations of the distal ulna. Thank you for rating! D ICD – Sign in to save your search Sign in to your personal account. Clin Orthop Relat Res. Therefore, the main objective of our retrospective study was to analyze the incidence of Galeazzi fractures in children with a dislocated fracture of the forearm and to report the percentage of misdiagnosed Galeazzi fractures in this group of patients.

The results were excellent in 23 cases and good in three cases. A purely motor nerve, the AIN is a division of the median nerve.

Schlickewei W, Oberle M. When the opposite occurs that is, the radius breaks and shortensthe distal radio-ulnar joint dislocates, resulting in the Galeazzi or “reverse Monteggia” fracture.

Galeazzi and Monteggia fracture-dislocation. HPI – Patient sustained galeazzi fracture right radius 8months back. The typical mechanism of injury is described as a fall on an outstretched hand leskon hyperpronation [ 14 ].

Pain and soft-tissue swelling are present at the distal-third radial fracture site and at the wrist joint. The Galeazzi fracture is named after Ricardo Galeazzi —an Italian surgeon at the Instituto de Rachitici in Milan, who described the fracture in Trimalleolar fracture Bimalleolar fracture Pott’s fracture. However, we could not find studies of soft tissue imaging of the acute posttraumatic anatomy of the DRUJ to identify or exclude ligamental injury. Two children reported occasional pain and weakness in the wrist; another child had slight limitation of motion of the thumb after rupture of the long extensor tendon.


Localization of galeazzl fractures and displacement of the ulna were recorded. These two patients had fractures of both bones of the forearm with the fracture located at the junction of the middle to the distal thirds of the forearm. Author information Article notes Copyright and License information Disclaimer. Basilar skull fracture Blowout fracture Mandibular fracture Nasal fracture Le Fort fracture of skull Zygomaticomaxillary complex fracture Zygoma fracture.

In the remaining two cases, dorsal plate fixation of the radius was required. HPI – Patient sustained fracture about one year back. Other limitations of our study are the retrospective design and the relatively small number of patients. Views Read Edit Galeazzk history.

Aging of the elastic and collagen fibers in the human cervical interspinous ligaments. Level IV, therapeutic study. How important is this topic for board examinations? Four patients lesikn treated operatively. This may be attributed to the fact that early functional treatment was possible. Results are classified as excellent 0—2 pointsgood 3—8 pointsfair 9—20 pointsor poor 21 points or ga,eazzi.

The deforming muscular and soft-tissue injuries that are associated with this fracture cannot be controlled with plaster immobilization. The average age of the patients without a Galeazzi lesion was similar at Pediatric fractures of the forearm.

Galeazzi fracture resulting from electrical shock. Galeazzi-equivalent fracture in ldsion associated with tendon entrapment: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fractures and cartilage injuries Sx2— This score is based on a rating system considering residual deformity, pain, range of motion, and complications during treatment. Haleazzi long-term problems either were caused by technical problems rupture of the tendon by a sharp nail end or potentially were unpreventable occasional pain and weakness in the wrist.


Proper reduction of the radius with subsequent reduction galeazzzi the ulna in the DRUJ and cast immobilization provide good to excellent outcomes even if the Galeazzi lesion is primarily underdiagnosed. They are inherently unstable due to a variety of factors which are poorly understood by many surgeons.

Create a free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more. Maisonneuve fracture Le Fort fracture of ankle Bosworth fracture. However, long-term instability of the DRUJ was not observed, thereby justifying our lesionn approach.

Galeazzi fracture – Wikipedia

Children and adolescents frequently present to emergency departments with fractures of the forearm [ 17 ]. Register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts.

A An AP view and B lateral view are shown immediately after repositioning and plaster casting of the same patient as in Figure 1. Lisfranc Jones March Calcaneal. Although Frykman [ 3 ] produced this fracture experimentally with axial loading alone, others [ 1418 ] assume this fracture is a combination of hyperpronation and a fall on the outstretched hand.