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X-Hand

An X-hand examination can be used both in cases of suspected acute pathology (in particular fracture) and chronic pathology (including osteoarthritis).

An X-hand examination can be used both in cases of suspected acute pathology (in particular fracture) and chronic pathology (including osteoarthritis).

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X-Hand

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

Tip: X-Wrist examination is also a nice addition to study.

 

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Text and illustrations:
drs. A. van der Plas, MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+

With special thanks to:
S. Challiui (Advanced Practioner Radiology LUMC)
A. Bubberman (Advanced Practioner Radiology LUMC)

 

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.
  • K.L. Bontrager, J.P. Lampignano. Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy. 2014 (8th edition).

 

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It may not be used without written permission of Annelies van der Plas.

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