In this MRCS Part B scenario a patient, John Smith, is brought into A&E having sustained a comminuted fracture of his right tibia/fibula after a stone wall fell on top of his leg. He is complaining of severe pain in his calf.

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What imaging would you organise?


A trauma series of chest, pelvis and C-spine. In addition after the primary survey was complete I would image his leg, with AP and lateral X-rays ensuring the joint above and the joint below were visible.

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