Infection and Marrow Disease

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CHAPTER 16 Infection and Marrow Disease This chapter describes the radiology of musculoskeletal infections, osteonecrosis and other marrow space disorders, and a few other skeletal conditions not covered elsewhere in…

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Trauma in Children

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CHAPTER 5 Trauma in Children Fractures in children are not the same as fractures in adults because of differences in anatomy, biomechanics, and exposure to trauma. EPIDEMIOLOGY The incidence, type,…

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Inflammatory Arthritis

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CHAPTER 12 Inflammatory Arthritis This chapter covers those clinical forms of arthritis and connective tissue disease that present on radiographs with a preponderance of inflammatory changes. RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Rheumatoid arthritis…

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Approach to Trauma

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CHAPTER 1 Approach to Trauma Trauma to the human frame may cause deformation and breakage. The radiology of musculoskeletal trauma is more than a search for broken bones; it is…

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Approach to Bone Lesions

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CHAPTER 7 Approach to Bone Lesions INCIDENCE Malignant primary musculoskeletal tumors represent less than 1% of all cancers. Approximately 2,500 new cases of primary bone malignancies and 6,400 new cases…

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Metastatic Tumors

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CHAPTER 10 Metastatic Tumors This chapter describes the radiology of tumors that are metastatic to bone or soft tissue. INCIDENCE More than 95% of adult patients with malignant disease involving…

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Approach to Joint Disease

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CHAPTER 11 Approach to Joint Disease This chapter describes a pragmatic approach to the radiology of joint disease, based on anatomy, pathophysiology, and radiographic analysis. This approach draws heavily on…

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