Lover's fracture, also known as Don Juan fracture, is a type of calcaneal fracture. They are fractures of the calcaneal body and may be intra- or extra-articular. History and etymology The name "lover's fracture" is derived from the fact that a.
Protrusio acetabuli - the cool way of saying acetabular protrusion. Refers to the inward bulging of the acetabulum into the pelvis usually with resultant over-covering of the femoral head. The deformity may be due to trauma but in many cases it is a.
The winking eye or winking owl sign refers to the appearances of the spine, when a pedicle is absent - almost always due to a bony metastasis. The usual appearance of the pedicles representing two eyes on the AP projection is lost, as one pedicl.
This page contains information about Boxer's fracture, which are fractures of the metacarpal neck.
The zebra stripe sign occurs where children with osteogenesis imperfecta have been treated with cyclical bisphosphonate therapy, e. When the drug is delivered in cycles, dense bone is formed while treatment is being given.
Throckmorton sign - when the penis points in the direction of unilateral disease on a pelvic radiograph. Also known as the John Thomas sign, when present it is very important for radiologists to report it so as to improve overall morale amongst.
Case of osteochondroma This tumor can present at any age It accounts for of all bone tumors and of benign bone tumors. MRI clearly demonstrates continuity of the exostotic cortex and medullary cavity with that of the parent bone, a hal.