To review, this is a 26 year-old male with right small finger pain and restricted movement after basketball injury.
Questions and Answers:
1) What is the suspected injury by history and radiographs?
This patient suffered an injury of forced flexion which improved when a friend "pulled on his finger," which is immediately concerning for a dislocation with subsequent successful field reduction. The radiographs do not show any obvious fracture, but do show some mild extension
Patient is a 26 year-old right-handed male presenting with right hand pain. Right small finger was hit with basketball immediately prior to presentation. Finger was in flexed position, which improved when one of his friends "pulled on his finger." Patient now has minimal pain in the affected digit but has difficulty with movement in some of the joints. In particular, he cannot actively extend at the proximal interphalangeal joint. He is otherwise neurovascularly intact. Radio
To review, this is a 42 year-old male with left hip pain after fall. Questions and Answers: 1) Is there an injury on the radiographs? If so, what is it? In the above films, linear radiographic lucencies can be seen extending both superiorly and inferiorly from the acetabulum, consistent with an acetabular fracture. Acetabular fractures can involve the anterior half of the acetabulum or the posterior half of the acetabulum. These halves are referred to as columns, and knowled