The adult knee
Systematic Approach to Adult Knee Films:
1) Know your anatomy!
2) Check for an effusion
7) Don’t forget the fabella! It’s a normal sesamoid bone of the lateral head of gastrocnemius tendon - NOT to be mistaken for a fracture or loose body
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By: Dr. jeremy driscoll M.D.
CMC ER Residents
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