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to crack or split into two or more fragments by means of or as a result of force, a blow, or strain

to undergo partial breaking

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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the act of cracking something

violate or abuse

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interrupt, break, or destroy

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break into pieces

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become fractured

break (a bone)

fracture a bone of

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Monteggia fracture although an uncommon injury but is commonly missed, Causes for misdiagnosis are rarity of the lesion6,7.
Monteggia fracture dislocation can be diagnosed easily if radiographic evaluation of elbow is done by radiocapitellar line and ulnar bow sign6,9.
All patients were treated acutely, except for one Monteggia fracture patient who underwent revision open reduction and internal fixation and one patient with variant whom we received as a transfer 18 days after injury.
Our review revealed a distinct preponderance of Bado type I Monteggia fractures in the adult population in both Monteggia fracture and the variant transolecranon fracture dislocation.
Failure to obtain and interpret good-quality radiographs properly is the most common problem of Monteggia fractures described in the literature [3].
According to the Bado classification, pediatric Monteggia fractures are classified by direction of the radial head dislocation and type of forearm fracture [2] (Table 1).
Dislocations occurring after an undiagnosed Monteggia fracture, which normally are due to a green-stick fracture of the ulna, are acute.
Our case mimics a late, unrecognized Monteggia fracture, where the ulnar "bow sign," (5) or loss of physiological curvature of the ulna, renders reduction of the radial head impossible.