Radiology Review

Radiology Review

Give Her a Shoulder to Cry on

After her car is broadsided by a tractor trailer, an elderly woman complains of right shoulder pain. What does an x-ray reveal?

Radiology Review

More Than His Car Is Bent Out of Shape

After crashing his car into a telephone pole, a 30-year-old man appears to have deformities in his lower extremities. What will the radiograph...

Radiology Review

A Pain He Can’t Walk Off

An elderly man experiences a “deep aching pain” in his right knee. Walking and weight bearing make it worse. What does the radiograph reveal?

Radiology Review

The Unintended Off-road Experience

When this 70-year-old woman’s vehicle was hit by a tractor-trailer, she went careening off the road and into a guardrail. How did she fare in this...

Radiology Review

There’s No Patellin’ What Happened

The only logical explanation for this man’s knee pain is an injury sustained in the motor vehicle accident that sent him to your emergency...

Radiology Review

Taking a Stab in the Dark

A colleague asks you to supervise his student, who is stapling a laceration. But when you inquire about the patient’s history, the story takes a...

Radiology Review

Everything’s Fine … Except His Spine

A 25-year-old man with a recent history of severe back pain (but no trauma) is concerned he might have a spinal infection. A radiograph closes the...

Radiology Review

The Pop That Stopped the Soccer Game

In the middle of a soccer game, a 13-year-old girl felt her hip “pop” and had to be escorted from the field. Can you get her returned to play?

Radiology Review

Thrown Off Track

After being thrown from an all-terrain vehicle, a 20-year-old man is insensate from the mid-chest down and unable to move his legs. What do...

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