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43 year-old man with elbow pain after working out. Case 84: 43 year-old man with elbow pain after working out.

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Case 83: 9-year-old girl with ankle pain following twisting injury 3 weeks prior.
Case 82: 33 year-old man with trauma 3 months ago and now with inability to flex at the DIP.
Case 81: 44 year-old man with increasing loss of range of motion.
Case 80: 58 year-old man with THA done 2.5 years now with audible squeaking with walking.
Case 79: 20 year-old man with increasing size of left forefoot mass.
Case 78: 75-year-old man with lumbar surgery performed at an outside facility in 1/2014. Now with low back pain, different than prior to previous procedure.
Case 77: 77-year-old man with left TKA seven years prior. New onset pain and sensation of instability after recent fall in May 2014.
Case 76: 3 year old man with fall from a ladder.
Case 75: 65 year old man with rotator cuff surgery in 1/2014 without complaints until 4/2014 when he develops weakness and loss of range of motion.
Case 74: 23-year-old female professional basketball player with injury during practice during a cutting maneuver.
Case 73: 35 year-old man with football injury six weeks prior and now with pain at the PIP of the fifth digit.
Case 72: 61 y/o man with TKA performed 2011 with subsequent partial synovectomy and wash out for infection in November 2013.
Case 71: 75-year-old woman with six weeks of increasing, severe hip pain. No trauma.
Case 70: 38-year-old man with fall two days prior while hiking with persistent pain.
Case 69: 68-year-old man with prior lumbar surgery now with persistent low back pain and left lower extremity radicular symptoms.
Case 68: 39-year-old man with recent trauma.
Case 67: 55-year-old woman with five months of left hip pain and previous treatment for gynecologic malignancy.
Case 66: 30-year-old woman with 18 months of pelvic pain. No trauma or history of inflammatory arthropathy. Other history withheld.
Case 65: 42-year-old man with mid to upper back pain, more so along the right side and with frequent "soreness and tightness".
Case 64: 60-year-old man one year status post lumbar surgery with five weeks of increasing low back, groin, and thigh pain.
Case 63: 70-year-old woman with left shoulder pain for 1 year
Case 62: 47-year-old professional mixed martial artist with 3 months of left lower rib pain
Case 61: 6-year-old with left elbow pain
Case 60: 8-year-old boy with right arm pain after minor trauma. All images or MR exam are from 11/13/12
Case 59: 63-year-old man with asymptomatic right sided mass (initial images are from 2006 with a follow up from 2009)
Case 58: 42-year-old with three years of finger pain
Case 57: 12-year-old boy with right leg pain
Case 56: 39-year-old woman with left hip pain following multiple previous surgeries
Case 55: 39-year-old man with nonspecific right shoulder pain

Case 54: 15-year-old woman with mass and pain along the ulnar aspect of the elbow
Case 53:  15-year-old with low back pain with multiple activities  
Case 52:  33-year-old injured their knee skiing three days ago  
Case 51: 25-year-old man with recent trauma
Case 50: 53-year-old woman with upper extremity pain for six months
Case 49:  68-year-old man with long standing knee pain
Case 48:  8-year-old girl with history of limping
Case 47: 2-year-old  girl referred from outside institution for evaluation
Case 46: 45-year-old man with pain about the pubis, right greater than left

Case 45: 10-year-old boy with recent trauma to left hip
Case 44: 17-year-old man with recent knee trauma
Case 43: 82-year-old man with long standing bilateral hip pain. Patient with prior cervical spine surgery and no history of previous trauma.
Case 42: 78-year-old woman with progressive left hip and thigh pain after THR performed 3 years ago
Case 41: 45-year-old man with recent trauma to the ankle
Case 40: 51-year-old woman with recent fall on the elbow
Case 39: 60-year-old woman with right hip pain an d limp
Case 38: 63-year-old man with right knee and progressive left hand pain
Case 37: 52-year-old man with increasing right shoulder pain
Case 36: 62-year-old woman with new onset right hand pain but with a history of multiple sites of joint pain
Case 35: 14y/o with several months of hip pain questionably related to sports
Case 34: 38-year-old woman with 6 months of wrist pain following sports injury
Case 33: 46-year-old man with recent weight lifting injury and deformity on exam.
Case 32: 25-year-old man with right hip and groin pain.
Case 31: 32-year-old woman runner with increasing right ankle pain
Case 30: 62-year-old man with increasing right lower extremity pain
Case 29: 66-year-old woman with increasing left hip pain.
Case 28: 3 men ages 35-40 with lifting injuries.
Case 27: 80-year-old woman 2 years status post left THR with fall 2.5 weeks ago and radiating left low back pain.
Case 26: 45-year-old woman with long standing hip pain.
Case 25: 19-year-old man with long standing elbow pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 24 Case 24: 55-year-old man with bilateral knee pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 23 Case 23: 50-year-old woman with long standing wrist pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 22 Case 22: 43-year-old man with 1 year of knee pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 21 Case 21: 35-year-old woman with increasing left foot pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 20 Case 20: 30-year-old female with long standing history of decreased range of motion in multiple joints.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 19 Case 19: 25-year-old man with 4 years of knee pain and clicking sensation.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 18 Case 18: 13-year-old boy with left ankle pain and limp. Notes mild discomfort of the right ankle.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 17 Case 17: 8-year-old with right knee pain following minor trauma.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 16 Case 16: 42-year-old status post left below knee amputation 2 years prior with persistent pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 15 Case 15: 61-year-old man with recent fall in the shower. 
What's the Diagnosis? Case 14  Case 14: 87-year-old woman with left hip pain and states no recent trauma. 
What's the Diagnosis? Case 13 Case 13: 13-year-old boy with elevated ESR and difficulty bearing weight on right foot. 
What's the Diagnosis? Case 12 Case 12: 57-year-old man with multiple medical problems and multiple sites of pain. 
What's the Diagnosis? Case 11 Case 11: 82-year-old woman with diffuse pelvic pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 10 Case 10: 53-year-old man with history of prostate cancer and nonspecific low back pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 9 Case 9: 62-year-old man, status: post fall from a curb.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 8 Case 8: 60-year-old man with lateral, right sided knee pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 7 Case 7: 65-year-old man with increasing right elbow pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 6  Case 6: 22-year-old woman with lower extremity pain and weakness. Previous history of shortness of breath but not at the present.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 5 Case 5: 52-year-old woman with low back pain.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 4 Case 4: 65-year-old man with thoracolumbar pain presents in January 2005.
What's the Diagnosis? Case 3 Case 3: 17-year-old male with right hip pain.
 What's the Diagnosis? Case 2 Case 2: 45-year-old woman presents with long standing left knee pain.
Radiographs were obtained in 2/18 and 9/5/06.
 What's the Diagnosis? Case 1 Case 1: 13-year-old boy presents with increasing right calf mass.
Radiographs of the right tibia were obtained.

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Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP
Edward C. Jones, MD, MA
Helene Pavlov, MD, FACR

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