Pelvis-Inlet view, 21-year-old Female
Case Study Number: 0007
Film Number: 5108
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You make the call...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