Diagnostic Radiology/Musculoskeletal Imaging/Trauma

A. General principles

1.  Biomechanics of fractures 
 a.    Relationship of force and deformation 
 b.    Mechanisms of direct and indirect loading 
 c.    Relevant anatomy and terminology
2.  Biomechanics of soft tissue injuries
3.  Open fractures 
 a.   Mechanism 
 b.    Classification 
 c.    Implications for treatment
4.  Gunshot wounds
5.  Stress injuries 
 a.    Mechanisms 
 b.    Pathophysiology 
 c.    Epidemiology 
 d.    Imaging diagnosis 
 e.    Implications for treatment
6.  Thermal trauma 
 a.    Burns 
 b.    Cold injury
7.   Traumatic myonecrosis
8.  Radiation Changes to Bone

B. Trauma in adults

1.  Hand 
 a.    Volar plate fracture 
 b.    Gamekeeper thumb 
 c.    Bennett fracture 
 d.    Carpometacarpal dislocation
2.  Wrist 
 a.    Scaphoid fracture 
 b.   Perilunate injuries 
 c.    Chronic carpal instability 
  i.  Dorsal intercalated segment instability 
  ii.  Volar intercalated segment instability 
  iii.  Scapholunate Instability
  iv.  Scapholunate advanced collapse 
 d. Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Tears and Ulnocarpal Impaction
 e.    Distal radioulnar joint injury 
 f.    Carpal tunnel syndrome
3.  Forearm and elbow 
 a.    Galeazzi fracture/dislocation 
 b.    Monteggia fracture/dislocation
4.  Shoulder
 a.    Rotator cuff tear 
 b.    Labral injury 
 c.    Adhesive capsulitis
5.    Clavicle 
 a.    Acromioclavicular joint
 b.    Posterior sternoclavicular dislocation
 c.    Post-traumatic osteolysis
6.  Thoracic cage
7.  Spine 
 a.    Spondylolysis 
 b.    Spondylolisthesis
8.  Pelvis and hip 
 a.    Acetabular fracture 
 b.    Hip dislocation 
 c.    Femoral neck fracture
9.  Knee 
 a.    Meniscal injury
   i. Meniscal Cysts
   ii. Lateral Meniscus Pathology
 b.    Ligament injury 
   i. ACL Reconstruction
   ii. Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
 c.    Extensor mechanism injury
   i. Jumper's Knee
 d.    Articular cartilage injury 
 e.    Segond fracture 
 f.    Tibial plateau fracture 
 g.    Osteochondral defect
 h. Muscle Injury
   i. Popliteus Muscle Injury
l0.  Ankle 
 a.    Mechanisms of injury 
 b.    Ligament injury 
 c.    Peroneal Tendon Injury
11.  Foot  
 a.    Calcaneal fracture 
 b.    Lisfranc fracture-dislocation

C. Trauma in children

1.  Biomechanics of immature skeleton
2.  Growth plate injuries
3.  Hand, wrist, and forearm 
 a.    Torus fracture 
 b.    Greenstick fracture 
 c.    Plastic bowing
4.  Pediatric Elbow: Common Traumatic Injuries
5.  Shoulder
6.  Spine
7.  Hip 
 a.    Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
8.  Knee 
 a.    Osteochondritis dissecans
 b.    Cortical desmoid
9.  Tibia, ankle, and foot 
 a.    Toddler fracture 
 b.     Triplane fracture
10.  Battered child 
 a.   Reporting statutes 
 b.    Metaphyseal corner fracture 

D. Fracture healing

1.  Pathophysiology
2.  Biomechanics
3.  Time course
4.  Treatment 
 a.    Casting 
 b.    Hardware
5.  Complications 
 a.    Malunion 
 b.    Nonunion 
 c.    Premature physeal closure

E. Post-surgical imaging

1.  Indications
2.  Principles of treatment
3.  Complications
4.  Joint replacement
5.  Bone grafting
6.  Spinal stabilization
7.  Limb salvage procedures