[Late sequelae and treatment strategies of distal radio-ulnar dissociation after undetected Essex-Lopresti lesion].

@article{Neuber2000LateSA,
  title={[Late sequelae and treatment strategies of distal radio-ulnar dissociation after undetected Essex-Lopresti lesion].},
  author={Martin Neuber and Alexander Joist and U H Joosten and Hayo Rieger},
  journal={Der Unfallchirurg},
  year={2000},
  volume={103 12},
  pages={1093-6}
}
The Essex-Lopresti lesion, a combination of radial head fracture and distal radioulnar dislocation, rarely occurs but nevertheless represents a frequently unknown result after forearm fracture. The responsible physician soon has to initiate surgical treatment to prevent his patient from permanent pain of the wrist. Previously unrecognised distal radioulnar dislocation remains to be an unsolved problem. A generally accepted management concept does not exist. Since rupture of the membrana… CONTINUE READING