Test yourself: Fracture general principles

Case Study 1.

A 36-year-old woman fell on her right hand. There is pressure pain and functional limitation at the level of the MCP-I joint.

An X-ray is made (fig. 1).

Figure 1. AP image (a) and lateral image (b) of dig-I in the right hand.

Findings?

Diagnosis?

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Case Study 2.

A 7-year-old boy jumped from a gate (one meter high). He doesn't want to stand on his leg and is in much pain.
An X-ray of his left ankle is made (fig. 2).

Figure 2. AP image (a) and lateral image (b) of the left ankle.

Findings?

Diagnosis?

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