Items tagged “trauma”

590 results found
Case

Partial tear of rectus femoris

Irregular hyperin...
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Paresh K Desai
Published 06 Oct 2010
59% complete
MRI
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Intraperitoneal bladder rupture

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

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

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
68% complete
CT
Article

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 ...
Article

Anterior superior iliac spine avulsion injury

Anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) avulsion injuries typically occur in athletes during forceful muscular contraction. ASIS is the site of attachment for sartorius and tensor fascia latae muscles.  Pathology ASIS avulsion, like other pelvic avulsion injuries, is a stable fracture. Treatment...
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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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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
Article

Acute aortic syndrome

Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) describes the presentation of patients with one of a number of life threatening aortic pathologies that give rise to aortic symptoms. The spectrum of these aortic emergencies include: aortic dissection aortic intramural haematoma penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer ...
Case

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 from blunt trauma

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 27 Nov 2010
74% complete
DSA (angiography)CT
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Knife in hand

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 28 Nov 2010
75% complete
X-ray
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Knife in head

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 28 Nov 2010
77% complete
CT
Article

Urinary bladder rupture

Urinary bladder rupture is usually seen in the context of significant trauma. Pathology Aetiology Bladder rupture can be categorised into five types depending on the location and extent of the rupture: Bladder contusion This is commonly seen but sometimes not classed as true rupture, since ...
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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 potentially damage to hearing and the facial nerve, associated intracranial injuries, such as extra-axial haemorrhage, diffuse axonal injury and cerebral contusions are common. Early identification of te...
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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 orientated 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 r...
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Cerebral contusions

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Hani Salam
Published 27 Feb 2011
30% complete
CT

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