Atrophic nonunions of the proximal ulna.

@article{Ring2003AtrophicNO,
  title={Atrophic nonunions of the proximal ulna.},
  author={David Ring and Jesse B. Jupiter and Lawrence Gulotta},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2003},
  volume={409},
  pages={268-74}
}
Ten consecutive patients were treated by one surgeon for an atrophic nonunion of the proximal ulna. There were six men and four women with an average age of 47 years. Nine of the initial injuries were fracture-dislocations (seven posterior Monteggia lesions and two transolecranon fracture-dislocations) and one was a fracture of the proximal ulnar and radial diaphysis. The nonunion was associated with failed operative fixation in nine patients and occurred after treatment in cast in one patient… CONTINUE READING

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