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Orthopaedic radiology cases

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Mr David Oliver Ferguson, Dr Swathy Kothapalli, Mr Kurt Haendlmayer
Foundation Years Journal, volume 6, issue 3, p.12 (123Doc Education, London, March 2012)


A 27 year old man presents to A&E following a motor vehicle accident. He complains of severe pain and swelling in the right knee, and is unable to weight bear.
On examination, his knee is tender, swollen and has severely restricted range of movement. There are no visible wounds around the knee. Antero-posterior and lateral view radiographs of the right knee are performed.

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Mr David Oliver Ferguson

Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics
Pinderfields General Infirmary

Dr Swathy Kothapalli

Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics
Pinderfields General Infirmary

Mr Kurt Haendlmayer

Department of Trauma & Orthopaedics
Pinderfields General Infirmary


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