Key Features

  • Over 2,100 images include radiographs, radionuclide studies, CT scans, and MR images, illustrating pathologies and comparing them with other disorders in the same region.
  • Organization by anatomic region addresses common afflictions for each region in separate chapters, so you can see how a particular region looks when affected by one condition as compared to its appearance with other conditions.
  • Coverage of each body region includes normal developmental anatomy, fractures, deformities, dislocations, infections, hematologic disorders, and more.
  • Normal Developmental Anatomy sections open each chapter, describing important developmental landmarks in various regions of the body from birth to skeletal maturity.
  • Practical tables provide a quick reference to essential information, including normal developmental anatomic milestones, developmental anomalies, common presentations and symptoms of diseases, and much more.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

1. Introduction to Skeletal Disorders: General Concepts

Part II Spine

2. Cervical Spine

3. Thoracic Spine

4. Lumbar Spine

5. Sacrococcygeal Spine and Sacroiliac Joints

Part III Pelvis and Lower Extremities

6. Pelvis and Symphysis Pubis

7. Hip

8. Femur

9. Knee

10. Tibia and Fibula

11. Ankle and Foot

Part IV Thoracic Cage and Upper Extremities

12. Ribs, Sternum, and Sternoclavicular Joints

13. Clavicle, Scapula, and Shoulder

14. Humerus

15. Elbow

16. Radius and Ulna

17. Wrist and Hand


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