Items tagged “wrist”

161 results found
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Ulnar impaction syndrome

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 29 May 2010
59% complete
MRI
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De Quervain tenosynovitis (MRI)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 30 May 2010
89% complete
MRI
Article

De Quervain tenosynovitis

De Quervain tenosynovitis, also known as washerwoman's sprain/strain, is a painful stenosing tenosynovitis involving the first extensor (dorsal) tendon compartment of the wrist (typically at the radial styloid). This compartment contains the abductor pollicis longus (APL) and extensor pollicis b...
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Trans-scaphoid perilunate dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 30 May 2010
89% complete
X-rayCTAnnotated image
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Scapholunate dissociation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 30 May 2010
86% complete
X-rayCT
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Lunate dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 31 May 2010
94% complete
Annotated imageX-ray
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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 stabilizing 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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Causes of abnormal lunate signal on MRI

There are several important causes of an abnormal lunate signal on MRI, the most frequent causes being Kienbock disease (25%), ulnar impaction syndrome (25%) and intraosseous ganglia (20%).1 Appreciation of the pattern of bone signal change can often allow the correct diagnosis to be made. Kien...
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Triangular fibrocartilage complex chondrocalcinosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Saqba Farooq
Published 16 Aug 2010
66% complete
X-ray
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Bilateral distal radial fractures

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 17 Aug 2010
79% complete
X-ray
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Chauffeur fracture

Chauffeur fracture
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 17 Aug 2010
63% complete
X-ray
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Osteomyelitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 23 Aug 2010
65% complete
X-rayNuclear medicineMRI
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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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Scaphoid fracture

Dr Hani Salam
Published 08 Oct 2010
39% complete
CTX-ray
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Giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath

 Diagnosis probable
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
22% complete
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Kienbock disease

 Diagnosis certain
Radswiki
Published 20 Oct 2010
50% complete
MRI

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