Moore fracture: fracture of the lower end of the radius with dislocation of the head of the ulna and entrapment of the ulna styloid process under the annular ligaments.
Described first in 1872 by Edward Mott Moore (1814 – 1902) an American Surgeon.
Edward Mott Moore Biography
- Born 1814 Rahway, New Jersey
- 1838 – MD, University of Pennsylvania
- 1856-1882 Professor of surgery at University of Buffalo
- 1884 – President of the American Surgical Association
- 1886 – New York State Medical Association
- 1890 – President of the American Medical Association
- Died 4 March 1902
- Moore EM. A luxation of the ulna not hitherto described, with a plan of reduction and mode of after treatment; including the management of Colles’ fracture. Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York. 1870;XV: 233-245
- Moore EM. Treatment of the clavicle when fractured or dislocated. Transactions of the Medical Society of the State of New York. 1870;V: 107-111
- Rutkow IM. History of Surgery in the United States, 1775-1900, Vol. II Jeremy Norman Co 1992
- Hayes CD. Edward Mott Moore, Nineteenth Century Medical Student. University of Rochester Library Bulletin: Volume XIX · Autumn 1963 · Number 1
- Obituary. Edward Mott Moore, M.D. Boston Med Surg J 1902; 146:297