The basic principles about the wrist X-ray examination.
X-Wrist - Introduction
An X-ray of the wrist is a frequently conducted examination and is mainly used for diagnosing a fracture.
Some of the key topics are scaphoid fracture, triquetral fracture, perilunate dislocation and scapholunate dissociation.
Prior to this module, it is wise to read the Fracture General Principles module.
Tip: X-Hand examination is also nice addition to study.
This module consists of the components indication/technique, normal anatomy, checklist and pathology.
- Distal Radial Fracture
- Greenstick / torus fracture
- Scaphoid Fracture
- Triquetral Fracture
- Perilunate Dislocation
- Lunate Dislocation
- Scapholunate Dissociation
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drs. A. van der Plas (MSK radiologist Maastricht UMC+)
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Prof.dr. J.A.N. Verhaar, dr. J.B.A. van Mourik. Orthopedie. 2008.
Malik A.K. et al; Scaphoid views: a need for standardisation. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2004.
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