The trampoline fracture is a well known entity that involves the proximal tibia. Learn all about it in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
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AC joint separations and sprains are more common than you'd think. And it's always better to be specific with a patent about an injury with your patients other than just saying "you sprained your shoulder."
This edition of Fracture Fridays delves into a case of a normal X-Ray, but high suspicion for a fracture.
Do NSAIDs delay bone healing following fractures? Learn more about this important question in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
How much angulation can we tolerate without needing to reduce fractures of the radius and ulna? Find out in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
What happens when kids jump of things and don't land smoothly? They break things. Sometimes those things are their arms. Learn more about a very common pediatric fracture in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
Learn about another type of elbow fracture encountered in athletes in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
Learn how to diagnose and manage the extra-octave fracture of the 5th digit in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
Tibial tuberosity fractures are more rare than patellar dislocations but should not be missed. Learn more in this edition of Fracture Fridays
Avulsion injuries should be suspected when there is an acute onset of pain during physical activity and point tenderness on exam.
What if you think it is a nursemaid's elbow, but it isn't?
AC joint sprains and separations are seen commonly in the Pediatric Emergency Department. Learn how to assess and manage them in this edition of Fracture Fridays.
Learn how to reduce a dislocated patella! It's fun!
Metaphyseal corner fractures in infants are very concerning for child abuse. Seeing one on X-Ray should always prompt a workup for non-accidental trauma.
The clavicle is the most commonly fractured bone in children. Learn more about it on this Fracture Fridays post.
This edition of Fracture Fridays focuses on a can't miss hand injury.
This edition of Fracture Fridays focuses on toddler's fractures.
Fingertip fractures, even open ones are managed a bit differently than others. Learn more about these here.
People punch things. Sometimes they break their hands. This post is about those people.
The Case An 80 pound 12 year old soccer star tripped in a hole while challenging for the ball. Another player on the pitch stumbled in the same (big) hole and landed awkwardly on the first player's leg. Even the fans on the next field [...]
Seriously, I can never manage to remember the differences between Monteggia and Galeazzi fractures - especially when it shows up on standardized tests. So, this edition of Fracture Fridays focuses on differentiating the two. Essentially, when one forearm bone breaks and is displaced, angulated and [...]
Did you know that there is a regular feature on PEMBlog called Fracture Fridays? Did you know that these posts are about fractures, and that they are released on Fridays? OK, so that last question was a bit pandering, of course you did. Well then, [...]