Skeletal radiology : the bare bones by Felix S. Chew

By Felix S. Chew

Written via an said grasp within the box, Skeletal Radiology: The naked Bones is a succinct, targeted, clinically orientated textbook in musculoskeletal radiology. It provides the middle wisdom base in musculoskeletal imaging priceless for radiology citizens and practitioners. significant sections specialise in trauma, tumors and tumor-like lesions, joint affliction, and miscellaneous subject matters similar to developmental and congenital stipulations, metabolic, endocrine, and dietary stipulations, an infection and marrow ailment, postsurgical imaging, and interventional approaches. Emphasis is on figuring out how abnormalities on pictures reflect the categorical anatomic and pathophysiologic positive factors of diseases.

This 3rd variation comprises all modalities in present use, together with undeniable movie, ultrasound, PET-CT, and masses extra MRI than prior variants. The ebook contains over 900 photographs chosen from the instructing documents and medical case fabric at top clinical centers.

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The TFCC extends the articular surface of the distal radius across the distal ulna, separating the radiocarpal compartment of the wrist from the distal radioulnar joint. Tears of the TFCC may be traumatic or degenerative. Most tears occur through the central portion of the disk where it is thinnest, leading to ulnar-sided wrist pain (Fig. 16). Tears that involve the radioulnar ligaments may result in instability of the distal radioulnar joint. Disruption of other carpal ligaments on the ulnar side of the wrist may occur with or without injury to the TFCC.

18. Transverse fracture of the distal radial metaphysis with dorsal displacement and angulation in an elderly woman (Colles fracture). A: Lateral radiograph. B: PA radiograph. 19. Subluxation of the left distal radioulnar joint demonstrated by CT. A: In supination, the joint is normally located. B: In pronation, the ulna is dorsally subluxated (arrow). indd 26 1/18/2010 10:46:14 AM Chapter 2 • Trauma in Adults: Upper Extremity 27 without radial dislocation (25%), and the least common are isolated fractures of the radius with or without ulnar dislocation (15%).

Broken Bones: The X-ray Atlas of Fractures. com; 2009 eMedicine. com. Gilula LA, ed. The Traumatized Hand and Wrist: Radiographic and Anatomic Correlation. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 1998. Griffin LY. Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care. 3rd Ed. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopedics; 2005. Helms CA, Major NM, Anderson MW, et al. Musculoskeletal MRI. 2nd Ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2009. indd 41 Hilbrook TL, Grazier K, Kelsey JL, et al. The Frequency of Occurrence, Impact, and Cost of Selected Musculoskeletal Conditions in the United States.

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