MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING

The Pelvis

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Pelvis

Pelvis Checklists 1 Imaging assessment Radiographic examination AP Oblique views Internal oblique (obturator view) External oblique (iliac view) Inlet view Outlet view Computed tomography (CT) Axial Reformatted images Coronal Sagittal…

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The Cervical Spine

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Cervical Spine

Cervical Spine Checklists 1 Radiographic examination Minimum necessary views Lateral cervical spine to include T1 AP cervical spine AP open-mouth odontoid CT examination: minimum necessary Axial, sagittal, and coronal noncontrast…

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The Thoracolumbar Spine

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Thoracolumbar Spine

Thoracolumbar Spine Checklists 1 Imaging assessment Radiographic examination AP Lateral views Computed tomography (CT) Axial Reformatted images Coronal Sagittal 3-D 2 Anatomic features, biomechanics, and forces of injury Anatomy Biomechanics…

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The Foot

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Foot

Foot Checklists 1 Radiographic examination AP Oblique Lateral Axial view of calcaneus 2 Common sites of injury in adults Metatarsals Neck, base, shaft Fifth MT – tuberosity, Jones’ fracture Phalanges…

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The Knee

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Knee

Knee Checklists 1 Radiographic examination AP Obliques (internal and external) Cross-table lateral Sunrise view of patella 2 Hemarthrosis/lipohemarthrosis – distention of suprapatellar bursa Important clue to Underlying obscure fractures Cruciate…

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The Ankle

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Ankle

Ankle Checklists 1 Radiographic examination AP view Lateral view Internal oblique view 2 Common sites of injury in adults Lateral malleolus fibula Medial malleolus tibia Posterior malleolus tibia Pilon fracture…

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The Hip

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Hip

Hip Checklists 1 Radiographic examination Hip AP pelvis AP hip Frog leg-view hip Groin lateral hip Femur AP hip AP femoral shaft and condyles Lateral femoral shaft and condyles Oblique…

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The Hand

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Hand

Hand Checklists 1 Radiographic examination PA Pronation oblique Lateral 2 Common sites of injury in adults Fractures Phalanges (55% of hand injuries) Distal (50+% of fractures of the phalanx) Ungual…

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The Wrist

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Wrist

Wrist Checklists 1 Radiographic examination Carpus PA PA with ulnar deviation Pronation oblique Lateral Distal forearm PA Pronation oblique Lateral 2 Common sites of injury in adults Distal radius and…

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The Elbow

Mar 23, 2019 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL IMAGING Comments Off on The Elbow

Elbow Checklists 1 Radiographic examination AP External oblique Lateral 2 Elbow joint effusions and the fat pad sign Visible posterior fat pad Elevation of the anterior fat pad, the sail…

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