Galeazzi Fracture

  • Fracture of the proximal radius with associated distal radioulnar joint dislocation.
  • Also known as a Reverse Monteggia Fracture.
Look for the fracture in the following radiographs. Note the distal radioulnar joint dislocation.
Galeazzi Fracture Pictures Skeletal trauma GaleazziFxDislocation_1.jpg Galeazzi Fracture Pictures Skeletal trauma GaleazziFxDislocation_11.jpg Galeazzi Fracture Pictures Skeletal trauma GaleazziFxDislocation_3.jpg Galeazzi Fracture Pictures Skeletal trauma GaleazziFxDislocation_31.jpg Patient 1

Patient 2

Galeazzi Fracture Pictures Skeletal trauma GaleazziFxDislocation_2.jpg Galeazzi Fracture Pictures Skeletal trauma GaleazziFxDislocation_21.jpg Patient 3



Source: University of Virginia.