Flashcards in The Hand and Wrist Deck (8)
What is the most common mechanism of injury at the wrist?
FOOSH (distal radius)
What is the most commonly fractured carpal bone?
What imaging technique is typically performed first at the hand/wrist?
What 3 views/projections make up the routine radiologic examination of the hand/wrist?
1. Posterior Anterior (PA)
What 2 sequences are included in the MRI protocol for the wrist?
1. Anatomy-defining sequences and fluid-sensitive sequences
2. Adds extra coronal sequence and deletes a sagittal sequence
What 3 pathologies is MR arthrography used to visualize?
2. Scapholunate ligament
3. Lunotriquetral ligament tear
What is considered the first line examination at the wrist?
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound (MSUS) performed in conjunction with conventional radiography