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14 Possible Causes for Bucket-Handle Fractures

  • Maxillary Fracture

    Fractures of edentureless mandible - bucket handle fracture are plated early because of difficulty with eating. Can be repaired under local anaesthetic.[emedsa.org.au]

  • Pelvic Fracture

    […] in an open book or sprung pelvis fractures lateral compression: result in a windswept pelvis vertical shear: results in Malgaigne fracture or bucket handle fracture combined[radiopaedia.org] B Rotationally unstable; vertically stable Open book fractures, lateral compression fractures, and bucket-handle fractures.[coreem.net] Classification Four main forces have been described in high-energy blunt force trauma that results in unstable pelvic fractures 1,3,5 : anteroposterior compression: result[radiopaedia.org]

  • Rib Fracture

    Bucket handle fracture in proximal tibia. The metaphyseal fracture fragment is seen as a disk or bucket handle.[radiologyassistant.nl] Bucket handle fractures These fractures are essentially the same as corner fractures. The avulsed bone fragment is larger and seen 'en face' as a disc or bucket handle.[radiologyassistant.nl] The classical metaphyseal corner or bucket handle fracture is virtually pathognomonic for abuse.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Coccygeal Fracture

    Bucket Handle Fractures occur in the Superior and Inferior Pubic Rami This is a bilateral Superior and inferior Pubic Rami fracture This is diastasis of the pubic symphysis[brainscape.com] […] can occur in the ASIS AIIS Ischial Tuberosities Illiac Crest Symphysis Greater Trochanter Lesser Trochanter This is a contralateral double vertical fracture of the pelvis[brainscape.com] […] and inferior pubic rami with fracture or dislocation about the ipilateral SI joint This is the MC pelvic fracture Avulsion fractures of the pelvis are MC in the Avulsion fractures[brainscape.com]

  • Coxitis Fugax

    Corner fractures in a case of child abuse Corner- or bucket handle fractures should raise the suspicion of non-accidental injury (NAI) See section on child abuse.[radiologyassistant.nl] A toddler's fracture (image) may be one of the possible underlying causes.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Zygomatic Fracture

    Presentation & work-up are similar to tripod fractures Refer to " Zygoma fracture: tripod " Diagnostic imaging Facial X-rays Submental-vertex ("bucket handle") view Waters[fprmed.com] handle OPG Extended CT Indications for therapy Clinical and/or radiographic demonstration of fracture Sensory or motor dysfunction Mandibular dysfunction Ocular motility[med-college.hu] […] view CT scan Better imaging Coronal cuts Thin sagittal cuts Treatment ATLS ABCs if indicated R/O life-threatening injuries R/O tripod fracture Consult facial trauma for repair[fprmed.com]

  • Congenital Cortical Hyperostoses

    […] in different stages of healing Separation of distal epiphysis Marked irregularity and fragmentation of metaphyses "Corner" fracture (11%) or "Bucket-handle" fracture avulsion[learningradiology.com] Posterior rib fractures are highly suggestive of child abuse (from forceful squeezing) Appearances of skeletal trauma Hallmark of the syndrome are multiple, asymmetric fractures[learningradiology.com]

  • Joint Effusion

    Corner fractures in a case of child abuse Corner- or bucket handle fractures should raise the suspicion of non-accidental injury (NAI) See section on child abuse.[radiologyassistant.nl] A toddler's fracture (image) may be one of the possible underlying causes.[radiologyassistant.nl]

  • Callus Formation of the Clavicle

    The classic metaphyseal lesion is also referred to as a corner fracture or a bucket-handle fracture.[emedicine.medscape.com] Classic metaphyseal lesion (CML) in the distal humerus, in the form of a bucket-handle injury.[emedicine.medscape.com] Rib fractures Rib fractures occur when a compressive force is applied simultaneously to the sternum and to the costovertebral junction during violent shaking as the perpetrator[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Battered Child Syndrome

    Bucket handle fracture in proximal tibia. The metaphyseal fracture fragment is seen as a disk or bucket handle.[radiologyassistant.nl] […] in different stages of healing Separation of distal epiphysis Marked irregularity and fragmentation of metaphyses "Corner" fracture (11%) or "Bucket-handle" fracture avulsion[learningradiology.com] Bucket handle fractures These fractures are essentially the same as corner fractures. The avulsed bone fragment is larger and seen 'en face' as a disc or bucket handle.[radiologyassistant.nl]

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