There are several mnemonics for the difference between a Galeazzi and a Monteggia fracture-dislocation: GRIMUS MUGR (pronounced as mugger) FROG . A Galeazzi fracture is defined as a fracture of the radius associated with dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint. Treatment in children and adolescents is usually. Schlüsselwörter. ○▷ Galeazzi-Fraktur. ○▷ Galeazzi like lesion. ○▷ modifizierte Klassifikation. Galeazzi Fractures: our Modified Classification and. Treatment.

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How important is this topic for clinical practice? Level IV, therapeutic study. Neither a reverse Galeazzi lesion nor a Galeazzi-equivalent lesion with disruption of the distal ulnar epiphysis galeaszi found in our group of patients. D ICD – This article has been cited by other articles in PMC.

Injury to the AIN can cause galeazzl of the flexor pollicis longus and flexor digitorum profundus muscles to the index finger, resulting in loss of the pinch mechanism between the thumb and index finger. The objective of this retrospectively designed study was to describe all Galeazzi lesions treated at our department during a 3-year period.

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However, it was first described inby Cooper, 92 years before Galeazzi reported his results. Management of the Galeazzi fracture. This score is based on a rating system considering residual valeazzi, pain, range of motion, and complications during treatment. Please review our privacy policy.


Now he has presented 2days back with increased deformity and infection. It classically involves an isolated fracture of the junction of the distal third and middle third of the radius with associated subluxation or dislocation of the distal radio-ulnar joint; the injury disrupts the forearm axis joint.

Galeazzi Fractures

Thank you for rating! In the remaining two cases, dorsal plate fixation of the radius was required. Treatment in children and adolescents is usually possible with closed reduction and casting. Log in Sign up. Symptoms pain, swelling, deformity Physical exam point tenderness over fracture site ROM test forearm supination and pronation for instability DRUJ stress causes wrist or midline forearm pain.

Half of the fractures in our series were underdiagnosed and immobilized in a below-elbow cast with an excellent outcome in all cases. Galeazzo, if a Galeazzi lesion was identified at first attendance, all surgeons decided to use above-elbow casts for immobilization according to the recommended guidelines [ 1 ].

Galeazzi Fractures – Trauma – Orthobullets

The Galeazzi lesion was not recognized at admission but was recognized during surgery. Support Center Support Center.

Each author certifies that his or her institution gleazzi has waived or does not require approval for the human protocol for this investigation and that all investigations were conducted in conformity with ethical principles of research. However, good quality orthogonal views are needed to identify and characterize displacement correctly.


All remembered falling on fraktut hand but could not remember the exact position of the hand at the time of impact. What structure frakur most likely impeding the reduction? Pain and soft-tissue swelling are present at the distal-third radial fracture site and at the wrist joint.

Unfortunately, our patients could not describe the exact mechanism of injury. Compartment syndrome increased risk with high energy crush injury open fractures vascular injuries or coagulopathies diagnosis pain with passive stretch is most sensitive Neurovascular injury uncommon except t ype III open fractures Refracture usually occurs following plate removal increased risk with removing plate too early large plates 4.

In children, reports regarding the incidence of this type of injury differ substantively from 0. Am J Emerg Med. Perform closed reduction of the radius, then immobilize the forearm in a long arm cast in supination. The average age of the patients without a Galeazzi lesion was similar at