Module

X-Shoulder

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

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

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X-Shoulder

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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Text & illustrations:

  • 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.
  • Richtlijn Acute primaire schouderluxatie: diagnostiek en behandeling. 2005, Nederlandse Orthopaedische Vereniging.
  • Richtlijnen Regio West Richtlijnen voor behandeling van Letsels van het steun- en bewegingsapparaat.
  • R.F. Kilcoyne et al. The Neer classification of displaced proximal humeral fractures spectrum of findings on plain radiographs and CT scans. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1990.

 

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