Hand and ultrasound probe artifact on trauma pelvis x-ray

Case contributed by Henry Knipe
Diagnosis not applicable


High speed MVA.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Hand and forearm holding what is presumably an ultrasound probe, projects over the pelvis. Allowing for this no fracture or dislocation is identified.

Case Discussion

Despite best attempts sometimes hands and other things are inadvertetly exposed during initial trauma x-ray series.

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