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.
Case 1: Shoulder the burden A 13 year old presents with right shoulder and left chest pain in the setting of fever. The exam is significant for tenderness of the right shoulder and upper arm. The initial X-rays are negative. The patient subsequently underwent an MRI. [...]
Pediatric fracture interpretation revolves around the Salter-Harris Classification System. Ultimately, the five subtypes have important implications for management and healing. Learn all about them in this edition of The Reading Room, a new Radiology focused series on PEMBlog.