Items tagged “trauma”

675 results found
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Intraperitoneal bladder rupture

 Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
71% complete
CT
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Le Fort type 1 fracture

 Diagnosis possible
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
45% complete
CT
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Pancreatic trauma

 Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
68% complete
CT
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Diaphragmatic rupture

Diaphragmatic rupture often results from blunt abdominal trauma. The mechanism of injury is typically a motor-vehicle collision. Epidemiology Given that the most common mechanism is motor vehicle collisions, it is perhaps unsurprising that young men are most frequently affected. The estimated ...
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Anterior superior iliac spine avulsion injury

Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) avulsion injuries typically occur in athletes during forceful muscular contraction. The anterior superior iliac spine is the site of attachment for sartorius and tensor fascia latae muscles.  Pathology Anterior superior iliac spine avulsion, like other pelv...
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Odontoid fracture - type III

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bruno Di Muzio
Published 27 Oct 2010
92% complete
CT
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Pneumopericardium

Pneumopericardium represents gas (usually air) within the pericardium, thus surrounding the heart.  Pathology Etiology Underlying causes include: positive pressure ventilation thoracic surgery/pericardial fluid drainage penetrating trauma blunt trauma (rare) infectious pericarditis with ...
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Odontoid fracture - type III

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 01 Nov 2010
80% complete
CT
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Chauffeur fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 15 Nov 2010
82% complete
X-ray
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Acute aortic syndrome

Acute aortic syndrome describes the presentation of patients with one of a number of life-threatening aortic pathologies that give rise to similar clinical presentations. Exactly which entities are included under the umbrella term acute aortic syndrome varies somewhat from publication to public...
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Blowout fracture with inferior rectus entrapment

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 23 Nov 2010
89% complete
CT
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Renal, splenic and hepatic lacerations

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 27 Nov 2010
77% complete
CTDSA (angiography)
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Knife in hand

 Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 28 Nov 2010
75% complete
X-ray
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Penetrating head injury - Knife

 Diagnosis certain
The Radswiki
Published 28 Nov 2010
89% complete
CT
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Lunotriquetral coalition and distal radius fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 01 Dec 2010
79% complete
X-ray
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Urinary bladder trauma

Urinary bladder trauma describes a spectrum of damage that can be caused to the urinary bladder, usually in the context of significant trauma. Epidemiology Bladder trauma is generally associated with high energy injuries, and is associated with pelvic fractures in the majority of cases 3,6. Th...
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Nasal bone fracture

Nasal bone fractures are the most common type of facial fractures, accounting for ~45% of facial fractures, and are often missed when significant facial swelling is present.  Clinical presentation Unsurprisingly, nasal bone fractures occur when the nose impacts against a solid object (e.g. fis...
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Temporal bone fracture

Temporal bone fracture is usually a sequela of significant blunt head injury. In addition to potential damage to hearing and the facial nerve, associated intracranial injuries, such as extra-axial hemorrhage, diffuse axonal injury and cerebral contusions are common. Early identification of tempo...
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Longitudinal temporal bone fractures

Longitudinal temporal bone fractures are petrous temporal bone fractures that occur parallel to the long axis of the petrous temporal bone. Although more current classifications of the extent of temporal bone fractures focus on the integrity of the otic capsule rather than the fracture orientati...
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Transverse temporal bone fractures

Transverse temporal bone fractures are oriented perpendicular to the long axis of the petrous temporal bone, with the line of force running roughly anterior to posterior. Although more current classifications of the extent of temporal bone fractures focus on the integrity of the otic capsule rat...