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1

True or False: The ankle is most frequently injured joint in the body.

TRUE

2

What 3 pathologies are visualized by radiographs?

1. Fractures
2. Dislocations
3. Arthritis

3

What pathologies are visualized by CT scans?

Complex fractures especially in the hindfoot

4

What 5 pathologies are visualized by MRI at the ankle?

1. Tendon abnormalities
2. Osteochondral injury
3. Joint instability
4. Impingement syndromes
5. Occult Lisfranc injuries

5

MRI can be used to diagnose ______.

Osteomyelitis

6

What 3 pathologies are visualized by MSUS?

1. Tendon abnormalities
2. Morton’s neuroma
3. Penetrating trauma with a foreign body

7

What 3 pathologies warrant using the ACR appropriateness criteria?

1. Acute trauma to the foot
2. Chronic ankle pain
3. Suspected osteomyelitis in the patient with DM

8

What 3 pathologies warrant using the Diagnostic Imaging Pathways appropriateness criteria?

1. Acute ankle sprains
2. Diabetic foot ulcers
3. Suspected Peripheral Vascular Disease

9

What 3 views/projections make up the routine radiologic examination of the ankle?

1. Anterior posterior (AP)
2. AP Oblique "mortise view"
3. Lateral

10

What 3 views/projections make up the routine radiologic examination of the foot?

1. Anteroposterior
2. Oblique
3. Lateral