Ankle: Achilles Tendon Rupture on Plain Film and MRI Scan Ankle: Achilles Tendon Rupture on Plain Film and MRI Scan

Findings: The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It is formed from the conjoined tendons of the...

Hand: Osteoporosis on Plain Film Hand: Osteoporosis on Plain Film

Findings: All the bones demonstrate diffusely decreased mineral density with diffuse cortical thinning. There is a fracture...

Shoulder: Partial- vs. Full-Thickness Supraspinatus Tear on MRI Scans Shoulder: Partial- vs. Full-Thickness Supraspinatus Tear on MRI Scans

Findings: Patient 1: normal Patient 2: there is a full-thickness defect of the supraspinatus with 2cm of tendon retraction....

Chest: Sternomanubrial Dislocation on Plain Film Chest: Sternomanubrial Dislocation on Plain Film

Findings: This patient presents with a sternomanubrial dislocation as demonstrated: There is posterior dislocation of the...

Hand: Shrapnel and Degenerative Changes of the CMC Joints on Plain Film Hand: Shrapnel and Degenerative Changes of the CMC Joints on Plain Film

Findings: There are multiple metallic densities compatible with shrapnel. There is sclerosis and joint space narrowing of...

Shoulder: Posterior Shoulder Dislocation on Y View Shoulder: Posterior Shoulder Dislocation on Y View

Findings: The Y-View shows posterior displacement of the humeral head in relation to the glenoid (center of “Y”). The...

Ankle: Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus on Plain Film and MRI Scan Ankle: Osteochondral Lesion of the Talus on Plain Film and MRI Scan

Findings: Frontal plain film: There is a bony defect in the medial aspect of the talar dome. Coronal MRI: Edema sensitive T2...

Hand: Severed Finger on Plain Films Hand: Severed Finger on Plain Films

Findings: The plain films show a severed distal phalanx of the thumb. The flexor pollicis longus tendon is seen attached to...

Shoulder: Posterior Shoulder Dislocation on Plain Film Shoulder: Posterior Shoulder Dislocation on Plain Film

Findings: This patient presents with a posterior dislocation of the humeral head with respect to the glenoid as...

Elbow: Comminuted Fracture of Distal Humerus from Gunshot with Internal Fixation on Plain Film Elbow: Comminuted Fracture of Distal Humerus from Gunshot with Internal Fixation on Plain Film

Findings: This patient presents with a comminuted fracture of the distal humerus from bullet shrapnel.  ...

 
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