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Flashcards in Forearm and Elbow Deck (19):
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Greenstick Fracture

Fracture on convex side of bone without subsequent fracture on concave side, due to the bone bending during injury.
Dinnerfork deformity.

2

Galeazzi Fracture

Fracture of distal third of radius with concurrent dislocation of ulna head.

3

Midshaft of Radius and Ulna Fracture

Fracture to middle of radius and ulna.
Dinnerfork deformity.

4

Monteggia Fracture

Fracture of proximal third of ulna with concurrent dislocation of radial head.

5

Radial Head Fracture

Fracture to radial head with pain on pronation and supination.

6

Olecranon Fracture

Fracture through olecranon process of ulna.

7

Supracondylar Fracture

Fracture of distal humerus extending across both medial and lateral condyles.

8

Elbow dislocation

Radius and ulna move out of place, relative to the humerus.

9

Bone Tumours

Neoplastic growth of tissue on bone.

10

Bone Tumour Projections

AP elbow.
Lat elbow.

11

Elbow Dislocation Projections

AP elbow.
Lat elbow.

*May vary depending on patient presentation.

12

Supracondylar Fracture Projections

Lat elbow.
(H-beam) Axial elbow. (for more than 90 degree flexion)

Do not move elbow --> Image patient how they present.

13

Olecranon Fracture Projections

Lat elbow.
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14

Radial Head Fracture Projections

Standard:
AP elbow.
AP 20 degree external oblique elbow. *
Lat elbow.

Alternative:
* 20 degree tube angulation AP elbow.

~Projections dependant on patient's range of movement.~

15

Monteggia Fracture Projections

PA forearm.
H-beam Lat forearm.
H-beam PA elbow.
Lat elbow.

*Image patient how they present*

16

Midshaft Radius and Ulna Fracture Projections

PA forearm.
H-beam Lat forearm.
H-beam PA elbow.

17

Galeazzi Fracture Projections

PA forearm.
H-beam Lat forearm.
H-beam PA elbow.

18

Greenstick Fracture Projections

AP forearm.
Lat forearm.

19

Radial Head Fracture Image Pathology

Fat Pad Sign