Flashcards in Test #2 Deck (136)
M/C skeletal injury in childhood?
Fxs that are frequent b/w ages of 20-40?
Dislocation of the shoulder & clavicle fx
Common fxs in elderly?
Fxs of humeral head & surgical neck
Type of fx that is uncommon in childhood?
Ribs that are M/C fx?
Type of Rib fx that shows up better on CT than xray?
Fxs at costovertebral junction & pos. aspect of ribs
Weightlifters tend to fx which ribs?
Throwing athletes tend to fx which rib?
stress fx at 1st rib
Golfer's & passion fx happen at which ribs?
Cough (Post-tussive) causes fx at which ribs?
6-7 ant. ribs
A person w/ one or more ribs w/ 2 fxs & isolated fragments move in opposite direction during respiration (paradoxical motion) suffer from what?
Radiographic features of rib fxs?
Complication of rib fxs?
Pneumothorax or hemothorax
M/C site of clavicle fx?
Clavicle fx healing is often assoc. w/ what?
Exuberant callus formation
Complications of clavicle fx?
Post-traumatic osteolysis starts as what?
Most shoulder abnormalities are best identified on what type of view?
What 2 views are obtained for a shoulder at a minimum?
AP w/ int. rotation
AP w/ ext. rotation
Type of view that shows pos. dislocation of shoulder well?
Type of view that shows ant. & pos. relationships of shoulder?
This view is AKA a "Y" view?
Ant. shoulder dislocations go which direction?
Med. & inf.
Pos. shoulder dislocation go which directions?
Sup. & lat
M/C dislocation in shoulder?
M/C mechanism for ant. dislocation of the shoulder?
Adductor w/ external rotation
Type of mechanism that causes pos. shoulder dislocation?
Direct blow to shoulder, occasional falls, electrical shock, seizures
What two deformities are assoc w/ an ant. shoulder dislocation?
Hill-Sachs deformity & Bankart's lesion
What two signs are assoc. w/ a pos. shoulder dislocation?
Trough sign & Racquet sign