Items tagged “trauma”

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Perilunate dislocation

Perilunate dislocations and perilunate fracture-dislocations are potentially devastating closed wrist injuries that are often missed on initial imaging.  These injuries involve dislocation of the carpus relative to the lunate which remains in normal alignment with the distal radius. They should...
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Lunate dislocation

Lunate dislocations are an uncommon traumatic wrist injury that require prompt management and surgical repair. The lunate is displaced and rotated volarly. The rest of the carpal bones are in a normal anatomic position in relation to the radius. These should not be confused with perilunate disl...
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Scapholunate dissociation

Scapholunate dissociation, also known as rotary subluxation of the scaphoid, refers to an abnormal orientation of the scaphoid relative to the lunate, and implies severe injury to the scapholunate interosseous ligament and other stabilising ligaments. Carpal dissociation implies carpal instabil...
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Terry-Thomas sign

The Terry-Thomas sign refers to an increase in the scapholunate space on an AP radiograph of the wrist (or coronal CT). The increased distance indicates scapholunate dissociation (often with rotary subluxation of the scaphoid) due to ligamentous injury. There is no consensus as to what measureme...
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Diffuse axonal injury (grading)

Grading of diffuse axonal injury has been described histologically according to the anatomic distribution of injury, which correlated with outcome 1-3. The classification was first proposed by Adams in 1989 4 and divides diffuse axonal injury (DAI) into three grades: grade I: involves grey-whit...
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Hangman fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 05 Jul 2010
75% complete
CTX-ray
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Chance fracture

Chance fractures, also referred to as seatbelt fractures, are flexion-distraction type injuries of the spine that extend to involve all three spinal columns. These are unstable injuries and have a high association with intra-abdominal injuries. Pathology Mechanism They tend to occur from a fl...
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Atlantooccipital dissociation

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 31 Jul 2010
82% complete
X-ray
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Intraventricular bleed with skull base fracture

Intraventricular ...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 02 Aug 2010
62% complete
CT
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Diffuse axonal injury and extra-axial bleed

Dr Hani Salam
Published 02 Aug 2010
59% complete
CT
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Supracondylar fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Aug 2010
85% complete
Annotated imageX-ray
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Extradural haematoma

Epidural hematoma
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 10 Aug 2010
77% complete
CT
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Pilon fracture

A pilon fracture is a type of fracture involving the distal tibia. These are considered to represent 1-10% of all lower limb fractures 6.  Mechanism Typically occurs as a result of an axial loading injury which drives the talus into the tibial plafond. Classification Several classification s...
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Foreign body - knife in liver

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 25 Aug 2010
88% complete
X-ray
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Perilunate dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 05 Sep 2010
63% complete
X-ray
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Smith fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 05 Sep 2010
92% complete
X-rayCT
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Flail chest

Flail chest or flail thoracic segment occurs when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places. Clinically, a segment of only one or two ribs can act as a flail segment, hence there is some controversy between the clinical and radiological definitions. Clinical presentation...
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Post-traumatic diaphragmatic rupture - intra-thoracic stomach herniation and gastric volvulus

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Wael Nemattalla
Published 28 Sep 2010
63% complete
Fluoroscopy
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Biceps femoris (partial tear)

Partial tear of B...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 29 Sep 2010
50% complete
MRI
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Medial collateral ligament tear

T1 hypointensity
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 06 Oct 2010
53% complete
MRI

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