II. Epidemiology

  1. Rare in children

III. Description

  1. Fracture of shaft of radius
  2. Dislocation of Distal radio-ulnar joint

IV. Signs (Triad)

  1. Radius Fracture (distal third)
  2. Radius Shortening
  3. Radio-ulnar dislocation (often missed)
    1. Occurs due to shortening of Fracture
    2. Shortening can only occur with injury elsewhere

V. Management

  1. Surgery usually required

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