Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ In the metacarpal sign, a line drawn along the heads of the 4th and 5th metacarpals will intersect the head of the 3rd metacarpal if shortening is...”

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  • Turner syndrome - “ Turner syndrome, also known as 45XO or 45X, is the most common of the sex chromosome abnormalities in females.  Epidemiology The incidence is es...”
  • Madelung deformity - “ Madelung deformity is due to premature closure or defective development of the ulnar third of the distal epiphysis of the radius.  This deformity ...”
  • Shortening of the fourth/fifth metacarpals - “ Shortening of the fourth/fifth metacarpals is seen in a variety of apparently disparate conditions.  Pathology Aetiology Common causes 2: idio...”

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