Table 6

Injuries missed on radiograph

AreaFracturesDislocationOtherSpecific injuryNotes
Shoulder233Clavicle12
Elbow4924Radial head27
Supracondylar12
Haemarthrosis24
Forearm2
Wrist1091 5Distal radius24includes styloid and epiphysis
Greenstick (G/S) radius46
Scaphoid16includes tubercle
Triquetrum12mostly chip #s
Hand1432Base of 5th metacarpal12
Other metacarpals12
Thumb23
Proximal phalanx of finger2718 G/S #
Volar plate fracture31
Hip31Neck of femur 8
One or more pubic rami172 pathological
Femur2 2
Knee25 2Tibial plateau10
Leg2Tibia 2
Ankle108Lateral malleollus268 epiphyseal
Calcaneum14
Avulsion #s55
Foot622Base of 5th metatarsal14
Other metatarsal24
Toe24
Skull17Linear skull #15
Compound depressed # 2
Spine23Odontoid # 1
Jefferson # 1
Crush # dorsal or lumbar spine12
Face16Zygoma (including arch)11
Chest and abdomen12 1Liver laceration on computed tomography 1