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Archive for June 2008

Don’t Touch Lesions

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Postraumatic

  • myositis ossificans
  • avulsion injury
  • cortical desmoid
  • degenerative geodes
  • discoid vertebral sclerosis
  • healing fracture callus
  • pseudodislocation of the humerous (fracture and hemarthrosis)

Normal Variants

  • dorsal (articular) lucent defect of patella
  • pseudocyst of humerus
  • os odontoideum

Benign Lesions

  • Nonossifying fibroma
  • bone islands
  • unicameral bone cyst
  • bone infarction

Written by lmwong

June 20, 2008 at 4:15 pm

Posted in bone, differential, msk

Bowing deformity

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  • traumatic injury to radius and ulna without fracture
  • if untreated, pronation and supination reduced
  • must be broken and reset

Written by lmwong

June 19, 2008 at 2:47 pm

Galeazzi’s fracture

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fractured distal RADIUS with dislocation of distal ulna

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June 19, 2008 at 2:45 pm

Posted in bone, fracture, msk, wrist

Monteggia’s fracture

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fracture of ULNA with dislocation of radial head

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June 19, 2008 at 2:43 pm

Posted in bone, elbow, fracture, msk

Barton’s fracture

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  • intra-articular radial fracture
  • dorsal angulation
  • plus radiocarpal dislocation
  • see Colles’ fracture

Written by lmwong

June 19, 2008 at 2:40 pm

Posted in bone, fracture, msk, wrist

Smith fracture

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June 19, 2008 at 2:38 pm

Posted in bone, fracture, msk, wrist

Colles’ fracture

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  • fall on outstretched hand
  • fracture of distal radius and ulna with dorsal angulation
  • metaphyseal, epiphyseal region
  • see Frykman classification
  • opposite of Smith fracture
  • see Barton’s fracture (+dislocation)

Written by lmwong

June 19, 2008 at 2:34 pm

Posted in bone, fracture, msk, wrist