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Bone and Joint Disorders Francis A. Burgener

Bone and Joint Disorders

Francis A. Burgener

Published November 23rd 2005
ISBN : 9781588904454
Hardcover
412 pages
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The second edition of Bone and Joint Disorders , derived from the critically acclaimed series Differential Diagnosis in Conventional Radiology , provides the essential information you need to make the conventional x-ray an effective tool inMoreThe second edition ofBone and Joint Disorders, derived from the critically acclaimed seriesDifferential Diagnosis in Conventional Radiology, provides the essential information you need to make the conventional x-ray an effective tool in diagnosing disorders affecting the bones and joints.The book is organized according to classes of radiologic findings, with separate chapters addressing the differential diagnosis of osteopenia, osteosclerosis, trauma and fractures, arthritis, and tumors, as well as the differential diagnosis of lesions specific to anatomic sites. Concise but comprehensive tables outline key information about findings and etiology, and provide additional commentary on pertinent clinical data, such as common locations, frequency, and prevalence of the described disease or disorder.Highlights:Organizes information according to classes of radiologic findings, mirroring the situation encountered in clinical practiceUses easy-to-reference tables that classify findings, correlate differential diagnoses, and provide key adjunct clinical information to help in confirm the diagnosisIncludes more than 1,000 images and illustrations that are captioned by succinct descriptions, pinpointing key characteristics of disordersFeatures completely rewritten chapters, Localized Bone Lesions and Joint Diseases, with all new radiographs, and a greatly expanded chapter, Trauma and Fractures, with many new and improved radiographs and schematic diagramsAuthoritative and comprehensive,Bone and Joint Disordersis an outstanding professional reference for the radiologist who must develop diagnoses and differential diagnoses of bone and joint disorders. This book is also of interest to residents preparing for their specialist examinations.