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Surgical treatment of missed Monteggia lesions in children

Published inJournal of children's orthopaedics, vol. 1, no. 4, p. 237-242
Publication date2007

The treatment of an unrecognized Monteggia lesion continues to pose a therapeutic challenge, as evidenced by the variety of surgical techniques described. Moreover, there are high complication and redislocation rates following surgery. This report concerns a surgical technique to reduce a chronic dislocation of the radial head utilizing an ulnar osteotomy and internal fixation.

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LAEDERMANN, Alexandre et al. Surgical treatment of missed Monteggia lesions in children. In: Journal of children’s orthopaedics, 2007, vol. 1, n° 4, p. 237–242. doi: 10.1007/s11832-007-0039-z
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