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Monday, July 16th, 2018

30 yr old male inversion injury some months ago with ongoing pain and progressive pes planus MRI Ankle/Foot (Triplanar PD and PD fat-sat sequences): Bone bruising med/plantar aspects talar head-neck; sustentaculum and anterior process calcaneus and lateral navicular (consistent with midfoot inversion injury). High grade tear superomedial portion spring ligament and tibiospring component superficial deltoid […]

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Monday, July 16th, 2018

57 year old male gymnast presents with clinical biceps rupture MRI Right Elbow (Standard protocol PD and PD fat-sat sequences + Coronal PD FS FABS sequence): Complete avulsion of distal biceps brachii tendon from the radial tuberosity (buckled and retracted 8 cm) with minimal tendon stump remaining at the tuberosity Lacertus fibrosus is torn No […]

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Interesting Case 14 – Plantar Plate Tear

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Dr Alex Splatt 44 year old man presents with left forefoot symptoms for several months. No specific traumatic event recalled. MRI demonstrates disruption of the plantar plate of the second metatarsophalangeal joint at its distal end, lateral aspect. The signal intensity is intermediate, inkeeping with a subacute injury, with poorly defined scar tissue and induration […]

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Case of the Week – Diffuse Overload Following Period of Disuse

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Dr Alex Splatt   A 20 year old footballer presents with generalized ankle and foot pain following return to function after a period of disuse for treatment of navicular stress fracture.   MRI demonstrates diffuse patchy osseous high T2 signal throughout the involved foot with relative paucity of soft tissue oedema. Focal stress injuries were […]

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Case of the Week – Distal Intersection Syndrome

Tuesday, July 21st, 2015

Dr Tom Entwisle MRI in a 53 year old woman with persisting dorsal wrist pain after a fall 6 months previously demonstrates a short segment of moderate grade EPL tendinopathy and tenosynovitis (red arrow) as it passes around Lister’s Tubercle ( * ) and over the ECRB and then ECRL tendons. The EPL tendon demonstrates […]

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Case of the Week – Deep Intermuscular Lipoma of the Shoulder

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Dr Tom Entwisle Case Courtesy of Dr Yuan Ling 67 year old female presenting with anterior impingement and symptoms of adhesive capsulitis in the right shoulder. Ultrasound and MRI revealed a 7cm well defined lipomatous mass (L) between the subscapularis tendon (SSc) and deltoid muscle (D). There is impingement of the mass beneath the coracoacromial […]

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Case of the Week – Lateral Soleus Intramuscular Aponeurosis Tear

Friday, May 8th, 2015

Dr Tom Entwisle Case MRI demonstrates a grade III strain of the lateral intramuscular aponeurosis of the right soleus muscle in a 30 year old AFL footballer. There is disruption and retraction of the aponeurosis with the distal portion demonstrating a wavy irregular appearance. Myofibril disruption is seen at the junction with the aponeurosis over […]

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Case of the Week – Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Dr Tom Entwisle  Anatomy The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is located in the ulnocarpal articulation. Functions include stabilising the distal radioulnar and ulnocarpal joints; shock absorption (it bears approximately 20% of the axial load at the wrist); and increasing range of motion by extending the articular surface of the radius.  It is composed of the […]

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My Film Bag

Monday, January 19th, 2015

For many years film or CDROMs have been the preferred way to give X-rays and scans to patients. Imaging @ Olympic Park is pioneering ‘cloud’ access to images by offering My Film Bag to all patients. My Film Bag allows patients to access important images from their phone or home computer. It allows patients to […]

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MRI Requesting Rights for GPs

Friday, November 1st, 2013

The Australian Government as part of the MRI Expansion Initiative has extended GP requesting rights to include some region for specific clinical indications.

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