On this lateral p...
On this lateral projection of the elbow, the chondrocalcinosis surrounding the radial head was mistaken for a radial head fracture by the ED. Note the absence of elevated fat pads (sail sign) which would have easily excluded that diagnosis if it was considered.
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ This case nicely demonstrates the extensive polyarticular involvement that can be seen with calcium pyrophosphate deposition disease (CPPD).  With...”

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