Sagittal non-contrast
Systems: Musculoskeletal
Section: Signs
Tags: elbow
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ There is elevated anterior fat pad of the elbow due to joint effusion which is called sail sign. In adults, this is usually a radial head fractur...”

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  • Sail sign (elbow) - “ The sail sign on an elbow radiograph describes the elevation of the anterior fat pad to create a silhouette similar to a billowing spinnaker sail ...”

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