Items tagged “ribs”

19 results found
Case

Rickets

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Behrang Amini
Published 24 Dec 2009
57% complete
X-ray
Article

Tumours of the chest wall (differentials)

Tumours of the chest wall are varied, some of which are found most often in this region. They can be divided into benign and malignant tumours and into those which arise in the ribcage and those of soft tissue density. Benign Benign tumours include 1,3,4: soft tissue haemangioma: common lym...
Case

Plasma cell myeloma

Plasma cell myelo...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 08 Aug 2010
71% complete
X-rayCT
Case

Non-accidental trauma

 Diagnosis almost certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
69% complete
X-ray
Case

Coarctation of the aorta

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 27 Nov 2010
71% complete
X-rayCT
Article

Buckle rib fracture

Buckle rib fractures are typical of an anterior compressive force to the chest, most commonly external cardiac massage, but can be seen following any such traumatic injury. Pathology Buckle rib fractures occur in all ages, even very elderly patients. Thus ribs are not the same as most adult lo...
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Big rib sign

The big rib sign is a sign to differentiate right and left ribs on lateral chest radiographs.  It exploits a technique of magnification differences on lateral projections between right and left ribs. For example, on right lateral projections the left ribs appear larger than right ribs.  This s...
Case

Cervical ribs

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy
Published 29 Dec 2014
85% complete
X-ray
Article

≤11 ribs (differential)

≤11 ribs is associated with a number of congenital abnormalities and skeletal dysplasias, including: Down syndrome, Trisomy 21 campomelic dysplasia kyphomelic dysplasias asphyxiating thoracic dysplasia (Jeune syndrome) short rib polydactyly syndromes trisomy 18 chromosome 1q21.1 deletion ...
Article

Supernumerary ribs

Supernumerary ribs occur most commonly as a cervical rib or arising from the lumbar vertebra. In extremely rare situations, there can be sacral, coccygeal, intrathoracic, or aberrant lumbar ribs 3. Associations Turner syndrome cleidocranial dysplasia Aarskog syndrome trisomy 8 syndrome inc...
Article

Ribs

The ribs form the main structure of the thoracic cage protecting the thoracic organs. Gross anatomy There are 12 pairs of ribs which are separated by intercostal spaces. The first seven ribs progressively increase in length, the lower five ribs then begin to decrease in length. Ribs are highly...
Case

Ribs: Gray's anatomy diagram

 Diagnosis not applicable
Dr Dinesh Palipana
Published 28 Mar 2016
25% complete
Diagram
Article

Typical ribs

Typical ribs are those numbered 2 to 10 with ribs 1, 11 and 12 considered atypical. Gross anatomy A typical rib is long and flat. They contain a: head neck tubercle shaft angle Ribs have a rounded, smooth superior border. The inferior border is thin and sharp.  Osteology Head The head...
Article

Atypical ribs

Owing to their features, the first, eleventh and twelfth ribs are considered atypical ribs. Of all ribs, the first is the strongest, broadest and most curved. Ribs eleven and twelve are unique, among other reasons, by not being attached to the sternum.
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Eleventh rib

The atypical 11th rib is one of two floating ribs. Gross anatomy Osteology The 11th rib has a single facet on its head for articulation with the T11 vertebra. It has a short neck and no tubercle. The angle is slight. Its costal groove is shallow. The internal surface of this rib faces slightl...
Case

Haemopneumothorax secondary to rib fractures

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alborz Jahangiri
Published 20 Jun 2016
95% complete
X-rayCT
Case

Clavicle and rib fractures

Left: AP clavicle...
 Diagnosis certain
Vincenzo Bilotto
Published 23 Jun 2016
80% complete
X-ray
Article

Costal hook sign (flail chest)

The costal hook sign is a chest x-ray feature seen in some cases of flail chest. It represents the rotation of a fractured rib along its long axis, something that is only possible if a second fracture is present along its length, even if the second fracture is not visible 1. 
Case

Hypoplastic right 12th rib

Hypoplastic right...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Rubens Ribeiro de Souza
Published 26 Feb 2018
74% complete
CTAnnotated imageX-ray

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