Skeletal Imaging - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9781416056232, 9781455757657

Skeletal Imaging

2nd Edition

Atlas of the Spine and Extremities

Authors: John Taylor Tudor Hughes Donald Resnick
Hardcover ISBN: 9781416056232
eBook ISBN: 9781455757657
eBook ISBN: 9781437716399
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 9th December 2009
Page Count: 1088

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Use this atlas to accurately interpret images of musculoskeletal disorders! Taylor, Hughes, and Resnick’s Skeletal Imaging: Atlas of the Spine and Extremities, 2nd Edition covers each anatomic region separately, so common disorders are shown within the context of each region. This allows you to examine and compare images for a variety of different disorders. A separate chapter is devoted to each body region, with coverage of normal developmental anatomy, developmental anomalies and normal variations, and how to avoid a misdiagnosis by differentiating between disorders that appear to be similar. All of the most frequently encountered musculoskeletal conditions are included, from physical injuries to tumors to infectious diseases.

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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About the Authors

John Taylor

Affiliations and Expertise

Coordinator of Diagnostic Imaging, Professor of Radiology, Chiropractic Program, D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY

Tudor Hughes

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Clinical Radiology, Department of Radiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

Donald Resnick

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Professor of Radiology, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA