Isolated volar dislocation of the distal ulna at the distal radioulnar joint. A case report.

Published online: Sep 27 1999

G Putzeys, T Scheerlinck, and P Haentjens.

Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Academisch Ziekenhuis Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium.


A case of a woman who sustained an acute, isolated volar dislocation of the distal ulna is presented. The importance of proper physical examination and accurate radiographic positioning for this uncommon and easily missed injury is stressed.