Ortho Dx

Ortho Dx: Is this a patella alta or a patella baja?

Ortho Dx: Is this a patella alta or a patella baja?

A 31-year-old woman trips on the stairs, and her knee strikes a railing. She has been unable to bear weight ...

Ortho Dx: A teenager falls off his friend's shoulders

Ortho Dx: A teenager falls off his friend's shoulders

A 16-year-old male injures his shoulder falling off the shoulders of a friend. He has had shoulder pain since the ...

Ortho Dx: Chronic lower back pain after traumatic fall

Ortho Dx: Chronic lower back pain after traumatic fall

After recovering well from a T12 compression fracture that resulted from a fall 5 years ago, a 42-year-old man’s back ...

Ortho Dx: Can you see the radiographic finding that indicates the diagnosis?

Ortho Dx: Can you see the radiographic finding that indicates the diagnosis?

After a rollover car accident, a 29-year-old man cannot move his shoulder. Imaging scans show a posterior shoulder dislocation.

Ortho Dx: Snapping hip

Ortho Dx: Snapping hip

A 23-year-old man is diagnosed with snapping hip. Radiographs are negative for abnormalities.

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