Imaging

  1. When would you use CT or radiography? MRI?
    CT or radiography: evaluation of bone matrix or lesions

    MRI: soft tissues such as ligaments/tendons, delineate nerves and vessels
  2. Name the carpal bones
    going from thumb to pinky, proximal to distal

    • Scaphoid
    • Lunate
    • Triquetrum
    • Pisiform (then moving back to thenar side gives)
    • Trapezium
    • Trapezoid
    • Capitate
    • Hamate

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  3. You should order an X-ray only if...
    • age 55 or older OR,
    • isolated tenderness of the patella OR,
    • tenderness of head of fibula OR,
    • anable to bear weight for 4 steps (limping is ok).
  4. What are the ABCS of radiology
    • A - alignment (any dislocation)
    • B - Bones (describe fractures or lesions)
    • C - Cartilage (any cartilage loss)
    • S - Soft tissue (any masses?)
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jonas112
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Imaging
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Imaging anatomy
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