Items tagged “trauma”

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Anderson and D'Alonzo classification of odontoid process fracture

The Anderson and D'Alonzo classification is the most commonly used classification of fractures of the odontoid process of C2. Another classification system is the Roy-Camille classification, which aids more in the management of odontoid fractures. Classification type I rare fractur...
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Modified Memphis criteria for blunt cerebrovascular injury

The modified Memphis criteria are a set of screening criteria for blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) in trauma. The presence of one or more of these criteria makes necessary a complementary CTA or DSA study to exclude a BCVI. The screening protocol criteria for BCVI are: base of skull fractur...
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Denver criteria for blunt cerebrovascular injury

The Denver criteria are a set of screening criteria used to determine when CT angiography of the neck is indicated to detect blunt cerebrovascular injury (BCVI) in trauma patients.  Screening criteria The Denver criteria were initially developed in 1996 1, modified in 2005 to limit the types o...
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Normal pelvis x-ray (trauma supine)

 Diagnosis certain
Craig Hacking
Published 18 Dec 2015
66% complete
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Pear-shaped bladder with bladder neck leak

 Diagnosis certain
Matt A. Morgan
Published 19 Dec 2015
74% complete
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Extrapleural hematoma

Extrapleural hematomas are uncommon and usually seen in the context of rib fracture, subclavian venous catheter traumatic insertion, and blunt chest injury. Pathology Extrapleural hematomas result from the accumulation of blood in the extrapleural space where the overlying extrapleural fat is ...
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Normal chest x-ray (trauma supine)

 Diagnosis certain
Craig Hacking
Published 29 Dec 2015
75% complete
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High-velocity penetrating brain injury

High-velocity penetrating brain injuries, in practical terms most often due to cranial gunshot injuries, are a form of penetrating traumatic brain injuries, which are much less common than blunt traumatic brain injuries and distinguished from low-velocity penetrating brain injuries (such as stab...
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Complications of petrous temporal bone fracture (mnemonic)

A handy mnemonic to recall the complications of transverse and longitudinal petrous temporal bone fractures is: Listen Carefully To Something Funny Mnemonic listen carefully = longitudinal / conductive hearing loss to something funny = transverse / sensorineural hearing loss and facial nerve...
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Penetrating traumatic brain injury

 Diagnosis certain
Francesco Macri
Published 08 Jan 2016
89% complete
CT
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Thoracic spine fracture-dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Craig Hacking
Published 20 Jan 2016
87% complete
X-rayCT
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Pancreatic laceration

 Diagnosis certain
Henry Knipe
Published 30 Jan 2016
100% complete
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Heimlich valve and hemopneumothorax

 Diagnosis certain
Jayanth Keshavamurthy
Published 30 Jan 2016
97% complete
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Splenosis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Chris O'Donnell
Published 14 Feb 2016
75% complete
CT
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Trauma films (summary approach)

This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Trauma films are ubiquitous in an orthopedic attachment and also in the Emergency Department. In most cases, a trauma film will come with two views. It is important that you review both films because in some cases a fractu...
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Baumann angle

Baumann angle, also known as the humeral-capitellar angle, is used for the evaluation of the displacement of  pediatric supracondylar humeral fractures. It is measured on a frontal radiograph, with elbow in extension. This angle is formed  by the humeral axis and a straight line through the epi...
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Monteggia fracture-dislocation

Matt Skalski
Published 08 Apr 2016
41% complete
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Atlanto-occipital dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Chad Wong
Published 30 Apr 2016
76% complete
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Neck trauma injury zones (diagram)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Matt Skalski
Published 30 Apr 2016
16% complete
Diagram
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Fracture navicular bone

 Diagnosis certain
Saikat Sarkar
Published 05 May 2016
66% complete
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