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What's the Diagnosis? By Dr. Angela Ugorets

A 59 yo M presents to the ED complaining of chest pain following an MVC where he was a restrained driver. He reports that he crashed into a cement wall and his chest hit the steering wheel upon impact. On exam, there is noted exquisite tenderness to palpation with a deformity over the sternum. A CXR is obtained. What's the diagnosis? (scroll down for answer)

 

 

Diagnosis: Depressed sternal fracture

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What's the Diagnosis? By Dr. Michael Tom

A 2 yo male presents refusing to bear weight on his right leg.  There is no known trauma.  Parents report he is very active and playful with older siblings.  He has focal tenderness over the distal tibia.  No fever and no pain with range of motion at the hip.  What's the diagnosis?  (scroll down for answer)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: Toddler's Fracture

 

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