The frontal elbow x-ray shows a lateral condylar fracture of the humerus with approximately 3 mm separation of the fracture fragments. The lateral view shows a large effusion in the elbow joint with an elevated anterior and posterior fat pad. The fracture … Continue reading
A patient with abdominal pain and feversBlood results show mixed predominantly obstructive jaundice and fever, with mild hepatitis component. This patient likely has Ascending Cholangitis. He requires resuscitation, antibiotics and general surgical referral for urgent ERCP
A 63 year old man presents with abdominal pain and fever. His blood results show:HB 134 (130-170) Platelets 283 (135-370) WCC 5.7 (4-11) CRP 109 Bilirubin 65 (<21) ALP 483 (35-110 U/L) GGT 988 (<51 U/L) ALT 609 (<46 U/L) … Continue reading
These elbow x-rays are from a 6 year old who has sustained an elbow injury after a fall off the monkey bars at the playground. What can be seen?
The frontal x-ray of the knee shows a displaced fracture of the tibial spine (site of ACL attachment). The HBL view shows lipohaemarthrosis and an avulsion fracture of the posterior tibial plateau (PCL attachment). The patient underwent operative repair of … Continue reading