Hand radiograph (checklist)

Dr Dai Roberts et al.

The hand radiograph checklist is just one of the many pathology checklists that can be used when reporting to ensure that you always actively exclude pathology that is commonly missed; this is particularly helpful in the examination setting, e.g. the FRCR 2B rapid-reporting.

Radiograph

Hand radiographs in an exam setting will have been primarily performed because of a history of pain or trauma. Bilateral studies will be used when assessing for an arthropathy.  

Alignment
Wrist
Carpal bones
Metacarpal/ MCPJs
Fingers
Soft tissue

See also

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