Module

X-Knee

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

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

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X-Knee

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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Authors

  • Annelies van der Plas, MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+
  • Prof. dr. J.L. Bloem, radiologist LUMC

10/07/2016

 

Sources:

  • B.J. Manaster et al. The Requisites – Musculoskeletal Imaging. 2007
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  • K.L. Bontrager, J.P. Lampignano. Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy. 2014 (8th edition)
  • W. Fischer et al. MRI-essentials.com – An illustrated atlas of orthopedic MRI (2014)
  • B. Keegan Markhardt et al.Schatzker Classification of Tibial Plateau Fractures: Use of CT and MR Imaging Improves Assessment; RadioGraphics (2009)
  • N. Shabshin et al. MRI criteria for patella alta and baja; Skeletal Radiology (2004)
  • Ferris M. Hall, M.D. Radiographic Diagnosis and Accuracy in Knee Joint Effusions; Radiology (1975)
  • Duke G. Pao, MD. The Lateral Femoral Notch Sign; Radiology (2001)
  • C.J. Gottsegen et al. Avulsion Fractures of the Knee: Imaging Findings and Clinical Significance;  RadioGraphics (2008)
  • G. Diederichs et al. MR Imaging of Patellar Instability: Injury Patterns and Assessment of Risk Factors; RadioGraphics (2010)

 

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

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