Also called a reverse Monteggia fracture, Galeazzi's fracture consists of a fracture of the radius at the junction of the middle and distal thirds with distal radioulnar joint dislocation. This fracture pattern may be caused by a fall on an outstretched hand or from a direct trauma to the dorsal aspect of the wrist.
| A||Lateral radiograph of the wrist. This shows radioulnar dislocation.|
| B||AP radiograph of the wrist. There is a comminuted fracture of the radius with radioulnar joint dislocation.|
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