-1st metacarpal (of thumb), multiple fracture lines
-avulsion fx of lateral tibial epicondyle
-sometimes see a small bone chip superior to fibular head
-usually occurs with serious knee trauma (eg ACL tear)
avulsion fx of 5th metatarsal proximal tuberosity.
-attachment point of fibularis brevis
what is a comminuted fracture?
multiple fracture lines and multiple pieces
5th metatarsal of foot
what does an effusion look like on xray?
grey, not black
what is lipohemarthrosis?
-release of blood and fat into a joint from trauma.
-frequently happens in knee