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1

What is the major indication for CT imaging?

occult spinal fractures
pre-operative evaluation
assess soft tissue abscess if MRI not available

2

Describe the application of bone scans

assess for skeletal metastases

use limited because non-specific, high radiation

3

What are indications for ultrasound imaging

tendon, muscle, ligament injuries
bursitis, tenosynovitis
good soft tissue and vascularity detail

4

What are indications for MRIs?

infection, neoplasm, intra-articular pathology
spine- unexplained neuro symptoms
excellent for imaging soft tissues

5

______ has the best spatial resolution of all imaging modalities

plain radiography