Items tagged “orthopaediac”

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Lucent/lytic bone lesion, differential diagnosis (mnemonic)

Mnemonics for the differential diagnosis of lucent/lytic bone lesions include: FEGNOMASHIC FOG MACHINES They are anagrams of each other and therefore include the same components. They are by no means exhaustive lists, but are a good start for remembering a differential for a lucent/lytic bone...
Case

Lover’s fracture.

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Gagandeep Singh
Published 25 Jul 2009
62% complete
CT
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Mallet finger

Mallet finger describes a type of injury where there is disruption of the extensor mechanism of the finger at the distal interphalangeal joint (DIP). It is the most prevalent finger tendon injury in sport. The term includes both bony avulsion injury and tendinous injury without avulsion.  Clini...
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Pronator quadratus sign

The pronator quadratus sign can be an indirect sign of distal forearm trauma. It relies on displacement of the fat pad that lies superficial to the pronator quadratus muscle. Radiographic appearance Plain radiograph On lateral wrist radiographs, the pronator fat pad normally appears a thin ra...
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Meniscal tear

Meniscal tears are the failure of the fibrocartilaginous menisci of the knee. There are several types and can occur in an acute or chronic setting. Meniscal tears are best evaluated with MRI. Pathology  Acute meniscal tears occur after rotatory trauma of the knee, whereas chronic degenerative ...
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Wedge fracture

Wedge fractures are hyperflexion injuries to the vertebral body resulting from axial loading. Most commonly affecting the anterior aspect, wedge fractures are considered a single-column (i.e. stable) fracture.  Less commonly wedge fractures refer to a subtype of tibial plateau fractures. This a...
Case

Radial head replacement

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 16 Apr 2015
72% complete
X-ray
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Jefferson fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 06 Aug 2015
95% complete
CT
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Intramedullary nailing and reaming irrigator aspiration (RIA) autografting

 Diagnosis certain
Neel Parikshak
Published 03 Mar 2017
88% complete
X-ray

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