Forced plantar flexion on an extended foot. Anterior ankle pain and weakness • Xray of the Week 

What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. What is the important finding on this MRI of the ankle.

Figure 2.

A: T1 weighted axial image with tibialis anterior rupture (yellow arrow).

B: T1 weighted sagit...

August 29, 2018

GLOBAL RADIOLOGY CME, congratulates Dr. Phillip Tirman, Medical Director of Musculoskeletal Imaging at Renaissance Imaging and Co-Scientific Program Director at Global Radiology CME for being named a Minnie semifinalist candidate, in the category of "Most Effective Educator". We also extend our cong...

A 47-year-old status post rock climbing injury of his finger. Now has deformity of the palmar aspect of the finger with flexion. 
What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. What is abnormal in this digital image?

A. Sagittal image of finger in flexion. B. Axial image of finger. C. Sagittal image of finger in ex...

"I am honored to be the Scientific Director for such an acclaimed array of speakers in England." - Phillip Tirman, MD

We are thrilled to have Phillip Tirman head up the panel of amazing speakers at Imaging in England in June, 2018. 

Dr. Phillip Tirman is a nationally recognized expert i...

"I am honored to be the Scientific Director for such an acclaimed array of speakers in Israel." - Phillip Tirman, MD

We are thrilled to have Phillip Tirman head up the panel of amazing speakers at Imaging in Israel in June, 2017. 

Dr. Phillip Tirman is a nationally recognized expert in...

First toe pain in a professional football player • Xray of the Week

First toe pain in a 30 y/o professional football player. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. Sagittal T1  (A) and "fat sat" (B) images show a tear of the tibial sesamoid phalangeal ligament (red arrow). The tear is a complete tear (grade...

Chronic Heel Pain in 60F • Xray of the Week 2016 • Week #48

This 60 year old female has chronic heel pain and lateral heel numbness. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1A. Sagittal T1 weighted image demonstrates fatty atrophy of the abductor digiti minimi muscle (yellow arrow) consistent with chronic infer...

Right Shoulder Pain in Throwing Athlete • Xray of the Week 2016 • Week #47

This 21 year old college baseball catcher had decreased velocity when throwing and right shoulder pain for 2 months. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. Coronal and sagittal images shows mild atrophy in the inferior subscapul...

Pain in Medial Knee • Xray of the Week 2016 • Week #43

This 14 year old bent over while showering and felt sudden “pop” with pain in the medial knee. What is the diagnosis?

Figure 1. Coronal PD with fat saturation image with red arrow showing the avulsion fragment and donor site. There is surrounding...

Flat Foot and Pain with Walking • Xray of the Week 2016 • Week #41

56 y/o female with chronic anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) tear, flat foot, and pain with walking. What is the diagnosis?

Fig. 1. Images show loss of fatty tissue, edema as well as scarring (arrows).

Fig. 2 Normal appearance of the...

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