Pelvis-Inlet view, 21-year-old Female

Case Study Number: 0007

Film Number: 5108
Region: Pelvis
Modality: Plain Film
Angiogram: No
Pathology: Yes
Contrast: No
Added: August 20, 2002
Last Updated: August 20, 2002

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AP Pelvis
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Pelvis-Outlet view
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History: 21 year old female involved in a motor vehicle accident with multiple injuries. Initial AP pelvis x-ray was suspicious for fractures so an additional AP x-ray with inlet and outlet views were ordered to evaluate this further.

Findings: 4cm Zenker's diverticulum extending to the left of midline. This has significant mass effect compressing the esophagus along its left lateral border.
-Left superior and inferior pubic rami fractures, with cranial displacement of the medial component
-Right sacral ala fracture with cranial displacement of the lateral fracture fragments
-Fracture of the right transverse process of L5

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