Concurrent ulnar head and Colles fractures
Mechanical fall onto left side. Concurrent neck of left femur fracture also.
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Fractures through the distal ulna (other than of the base of the ulnar styloid) are relatively uncommon. In a study published in 2013, only 11 patients of 512 consecutive cases of distal radius fracture sustained a simultaneous distal ulna fracture (~2% cases) 1.
- 1. Paksima N, Khurana S, Soojian M, Patel V, Egol K. Fracture of the Distal Ulna Metaphysis in the Setting of Distal Radius Fractures. (2017) Bulletin of the Hospital for Joint Disease (2013). 75 (2): 104-108. Pubmed