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PEM Ortho X-ray Curriculum

Summary

1. True lateral films will have an 'hourglass' sign

2. The order of ossification centers in paediatric elbow follows the mnemonic CRITOE

3. Posterior fat pads are pathogmonic for an elbow effusion

4. The anterior humeral line should intersect the middle to anterior third of the capitellum

5. The radiocapitellar line should intersect the middle of the capitellum