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Upper Extremity - F. A. Mann, MD
1. Scapulothoracic dissociation

2. Clavicle fractures and dislocations
      a. Dislocations
          Sternoclavicular
          Acromioclavicular

3. Glenohumeral dislocations

4. Scapular fractures

5. Humerus fractures
     a. Proximal (head & neck)
     b. Shaft
     c. Supracondylar
         extra articular, including epicondyles
6. Elbow dislocations

7. Forearm fractures & dislocations
      1. Fractures
          a. Processes
              1. coronoid process
              2. Radial tubercle
          b. Distal radius
              1. Colles, Smith, Barton types
              2. Die-punch fracture radiolunate fossa
          c. Defensive injuries to ulna, including classic nightstick
     2. Single bone fracture with associated dislocation non fractured bone
         a. Monteggia
         b. Galeazzi
         c. Essex-Lopresti
    3. Dislocations
        a. Elbow
        b. Distal radioulnar joint

9. Carpal dislocations and malalignments
    a. Perilunate spectrum
    b. Carpal instability patterns

10. Metacarpal fractures (Case 1) (Case 2)
      a. Carpometacarpal fracture dislocations, including Fightersí equivalent fractures
      b. Extra articular fractures of the base, shaft and neck

       a. Dislocations
           Simple
           Complex
           Ligament injuries, including those of the extensor mechanism, collateral ligaments
       b. Fractures
           Extra articular
           Intra articular
           Volar plate
           Mallet type
           Amputations

CREDITS:

AUTHOR: FRED A. MANN, MD*
CASE ILLUSTRATION EDITOR: JAMAL BOKHARI, MD

*Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology (FASER)

Suggested readings:

Rogers LF. Radiology of Skeletal Trauma (Second Edition).Churchill Livingston, New York; 1992.

Harris JH, Harris WH, The Radiology of Emergency Medicine. Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, MD, Fourth Edition, 2000.

McCort JJ, Trauma Radiology. Churchill Livingstone, New York, NY.1990.

Novelline RA. Advances in Emergency Radiology, Volumes II, Radiological Clinics of North America. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, PA, 1999.

West OC, Novelline RA, Wilson AJ, Categorical Course Syllabus on Emergency and Trauma Radiology. American Roentgen Ray Society, 2000.


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