Broken heart sign

The broken heart sign describes the appearances of incudomalleolar disarticulation.

This sign is identified on CT in the coronal plane, being formed by the widening of the incudomalleolar joint and lateral displacement of the short process of the incus relative to the head of the malleus 1,2.

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rID: 52093
Section: Signs
Tag: cases, stub, stub
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