Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal Disorders

From cradle to grave, musculoskeletal disorders are a fact of life for most. In this resource center, you'll find a range of image-based cases submitted by your peers that may help you help your patients make a speedy recovery.

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Chronic pain and psychological interventions, complex regional pain syndrome, spinal fractures and low back pain, acute gouty arthritis, Chiari I malformation, Dengue fever, erythema nodosum—a look at pain in its many shapes, sizes, and locations.

Rushing down a flight of hardwood stairs wearing socks lands a 38-year-old man on his back and then in the ED for evaluation of back pain that prohibits walking. Can you spot the problem on the x-ray?

Spinal fractures are most often the result of falls, motor vehicle accidents, or sports injuries. Lateral process fractures may occasionally be associated with renal injury.

The benefits of statin therapy no longer stand uncontested as they did early in the life cycle of the class. The pro and con camps each can point to science, but in the end it's about personalized medicine.

Presenting complaints were fever, nausea, and lower abdominal pain that worsened with walking. Osteomyelitis is not commonly included in a differential for abdominal pain. This case is different.

Test your radiographic skills with this emergency medicine case. Can you spot the injury? Is there more here than initially meets the eye?

A 52-year-old man presents to the emergency department with a left wrist injury after a ground level fall. He states that he felt fine before slipping on a wet floor in his kitchen.


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