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Mon·teg·gia fracture

or  Mon*teg*gia's fracture  n :  a fracture in the proximal part of the ulna with dislocation of the head of the radius
Monteggia, Giovanni Battista (1762-1815),
Italian surgeon. Monteggia is remembered for his description (circa 1810) of a form of dislocation of the hip in which the head of the femur is displaced toward the anterior superior iliac spine.

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