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X-Ankle

An X-ray of the ankle is a frequently conducted examination and is mainly used for diagnosing a fracture.

An X-ray of the ankle is a frequently conducted examination and is mainly used for diagnosing a fracture.

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X-Ankle

Prior to this module, it is wise to read the Fracture General Principles module.

 

This module consists of the components indication/technique, normal anatomy, checklist and pathology.

 

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Drs. A. van der Plas, MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+

24/01/2014

 

Sources:

  • B.J. Manaster et al. The Requisites – Musculoskeletal Imaging (2007).
  • N. Raby et al. Accident & Emergency Radiology – A Survival Guide. (2005).
  • R.W.Bucholz Rockwood & Green’s Fracturen in Adults. (2006).
  • Prof.dr. J.A.N. Verhaar, dr. J.B.A. van Mourik. Orthopedie. (2008).
  • Simplified diagnostic algorithm for Lauge-Hansen classification of ankle fractures. Radiographics 2012 Foot Ankle Int. (2012).
  • Fractures of the Calcaneus: A Review with Emphasis on CT. Aditya Daftary, MB et al.Radiograpics (2005).
  • Correlation between radiological assessment of acute ankle fractures and syndesmotic injury on MRI. J. J. Hermans JJ et al.  Skeletal Radiol (2012).

 

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