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Ulna Fracture

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Monteggia fracture-dislocations comprise of a fracture of the ulna shaft and dislocation of the radial head. The ulna fracture is usually very obvious whereas the radial head dislocation can be overlooked, with potentially serious functional and medico-legal ramifications. http://radiopaedia.org/articles/monteggia-fracture-dislocation

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Radiographic Anatomy - Elbow Lateral. What a great angle to view this from to help review :).

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Eating dried plums helps prevent fractures and osteoporosis A study on postmenopausal women who ate 6-10pieces dried plums daily over a year had significantly higher bone mineral density in the ulna (one of two long bones in the forearm) and spine, in comparison with the group that ate other dried fruit. #ayasnutrition

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Monteggia fracture X-ray of right forearm showing ulnar fracture and radial dislocation

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I read lots of articles about punching and the jury still seems to be out on whether punching is advisable or not in a self defence situation. Generally speaking if you have not taken time to condition your hands to impact, perhaps on a heavy bag or some kind of strike pad, then punching is not your best option in a fight.

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epicondyle | Medial epicondyle of the humerus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Galeazzi fracture-dislocations consist of fracture of the radius with dislocation of distal radioulnar joint and an intact ulna. A Galeazzi equivalent fracture is a distal radial fracture with a distal ulnar physeal fracture. First described by Riccardo Galeazzi (1866-1952), an orthopaedic surgeon from Italy in 1934. Read more: http://radiopaedia.org/articles/galeazzi-fracture-dislocation

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Monteggia's Fracture Radiograph A Monteggia's fracture is defined by a fracture of the proximal one-third of the ulna combined with dislocation of the radial head

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