Young Man With a FOOSH Injury

September 22, 2012
RheumatologyNetwork Staff

The 27-year-old patient sustained a FOOSH (fall on outstretched hand) injury while roller skating. What classic imaging sign appears on the radiograph of his injured left elbow?

A 27-year-old man presented for examination a day after sustaining a FOOSH (fall on outstretched hand) injury while roller skating. He complained of pain when pronating and supinating his left arm, but there were no limitations in range of motion.

What is the name and nature of the finding indicated by the arrows in this radiograph of his elbow?

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