Items tagged “trauma”

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Renal vascular pedicle injury

Renal vascular pedicle injury  is a severe form of renal trauma, which if not recognised and treated expediently with lead to the loss of the kidney.  Radiographic features CT Contrast enhanced CT is the Imaging modality of choice. On CT it is recognised as a non-enhaning kidney. Perirenal ha...
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Ruptured globe

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 06 Jan 2009
68% complete
CT
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Mandibular fracture

Mandibular fractures are relatively common especially among young men. Although traditionally the mandible and base of skull are thought to form a complete bony ring, interrupted only by the TMJs. This should mean that the mandible should fracture in two places (akin to the bony pelvis) making s...
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Temporomandibular joint trauma

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) can be affected by trauma in a number of ways: condylar process fractures temporomandibular joint dislocation fracture of the mandibular fossa
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Stabbing of the skull with haemorrhage

Stab 10
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 01 Mar 2009
68% complete
CT
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Extradural haematoma - conservative management

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 19 Apr 2009
83% complete
CT
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Gunshot wound to head

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 24 Apr 2009
69% complete
X-ray
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Odontoid fracture

Odontoid process fracture, also known as the peg or dens fracture, occurs where there is a fracture through the odontoid process of C2. Pathology The mechanism of injury is variable, and can occur both during flexion or extension with or without compression 5. Classification There are two cl...
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5th metatarsal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
66% complete
X-ray
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Distal radial longitudinal fracture

Distal radial fra...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
63% complete
X-ray
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Distal radial and ulnar styloid fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
66% complete
X-ray
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3rd metacarpal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
75% complete
X-ray
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Distal radial fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 24 Jun 2009
66% complete
X-ray
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5th metatarsal fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 29 Jun 2009
75% complete
X-ray
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Sternoclavicular joint dislocation

Sternoclavicular joint (SCJ) dislocation is rare, accounting for only ~2% of joint dislocations and especially when compared to other traumatic upper limb injuries such as clavicular fractures.  Clinical presentation Most cases result from indirect trauma 5, especially high-speed motor vehicle...
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Lipohaemarthrosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 23 Aug 2009
69% complete
Annotated imageX-ray
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C6-7 fracture-dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Almuslim
Published 26 Aug 2009
92% complete
CTX-rayMRI
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Temporal bone fracture complications (mnemonic)

A helpful mnemonic for remembering the complications of temporal bone fractures that may require early intervention is:  CLONE Mnemonic C: carotid artery injury L: leakage of CSF O: other intracranial complications, e.g. haematoma N: nerve injury leading to complete facial paralysis E: ex...
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Cerebral contusions - bifrontal

 Diagnosis almost certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Sep 2009
48% complete
CT
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Perthes lesion

Perthes lesion of the shoulder is one of the types of the anterior glenohumeral injury in which the anterior inferior labrum is torn and lifted from the edge of the glenoid 1 but still attached to the intact lifted periosteum from the anterior aspect of the glenoid. Although the labrum may be no...

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