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Table 4 Diagnosis

From: Diagnostic error in the Emergency Department: follow up of patients with minor trauma in the outpatient clinic

Area Specific location Diagnosis Number Diagnostic error
Face Nose Os nasale fracture 2  
Upper limb Shoulder Clavicula fracture 1  
   Rotator cuff rupture 1  
  Elbow Avulsion fracture 1  
  Wrist Carpal bone fracture 3  
   Radial metafyse fracture 4  
   Scapholunar ligament rupture 1  
  Hand Metacarpal fracture 2  
  Humerus Pathologic humerus fracture 1 1
  Lower arm Radial burst fracture 1  
   Mid ulna fracture 1  
Lower limb Hip Major tubercle fracture 1  
  Knee Patella avulsion fracture 3  
   Tibia plateau fracture 2  
  Ankle Talar avulsion fracture 5  
   Tibia fracture 4  
   Fibula fracture 1  
  Foot Talar dislocation 1  
   Calcaneus avulsion fracture 2  
   Calcaneus fracture 1 1
   Metatarsal fracture 4  
   Tarsal and metatarsal fracture 2 1
  Femur Femoral condyl fracture 1  
  Tibia/fibula Distal tibial fracture 1  
Pelvis   Os sacrum 1  
   Pelvic ring fracture 2 1
Spinal column Cervical spine C7 fracture 1  
  Thoracic spine Burst fracture 1  
  Lumbar spine Burst fracture 2 1
Thorax Rib Non displaced rib fracture 3  
  Sternum Manubrium 1 1
Total    57 6