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Tuesday Tip: Small Fractures How to Find them on MRI

SMALL FRACTURES: WHAT TO LOOK FOR ON MRI

Good evening today’s Tuesday Tip is on how to find a small fractures on MR.  These can be difficult to visualise as the fragment may be too small to confidently see. However you can use the absence of the cortical margin as a clue to the presence of the fracture. More on how to do that in the image below.

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We also have related posts on How to find Periosteal Stripping on MR and the Various appearances of Traumatic Periosteal changes on MR by clicking on the images below.

 

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Whats the Purpose of the Tuesday Tips?: Many of the Tuesday Tip posts arise from questions or difficulties that people bring up in the Mini Fellowships. These posts are meant to be short and concise to answer those questions.

 

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December 3, 2019