Spinal Fusion from Dump Truck Rear-Ender

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Spinal Fusion from Dump Truck Rear-Ender Incident  This 50-year-old driver sustained significant injury when his vehicle was rear-ended by a dump truck, causing trauma to his cervical spine.  Purpose of illustration  This exhibit was created to demonstrate the…


Trucking Accident Triggers Stroke

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Trucking Accident Triggers Stroke Incident  This 53-year-old driver was hit by a truck twice – his car first spun and was then pinned against the concrete median – subjecting him to rotational, acceleration and deceleration forces.  Purpose of illustration…


Shoulder Injury from Head-on Collision

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Shoulder Injury From Head-on Collision IncidentThis left-handed 56-year-old driver was involved in a head-on collision, causing soft tissue damage to her left shoulder as well as other injuries. Purpose of illustrationThis panel was created to show the mechanism…


Trauma-Induced Sciatica

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Trauma-induced sciatica Incident This 50 year-old seat-belted driver was rear-ended at highway speeds. He suffered a lumbar spine sprain/strain injury. Purpose of illustration This illustration exhibit was created to demonstrate the direct anatomical link between…


Trimalleolar Fracture-Dislocation

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Trimalleolar Fracture-Dislocation Incident This 21-year-old construction worker slipped into a hole, sustaining a displaced/dislocated trimalleolar fracture that required open reduction internal fixation (ORIF). Osteoarthritis (OA) developed quickly in the joint…


Intra-Articular Wrist Fracture

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Intra-Articular Wrist Fracture Incident  Mr. Jones was a 45-yo male driver involved in a head-on collision and required extrication.  Purpose of Illustration  This panel was created to show details of his left wrist injury, providing a visual translation of the…


Complications from TMJ Trauma

Illustrated Medicine: Case Study Complications from TMJ Trauma Incident  This 15-year-old pedestrian was hit by a car on the left side. She flew onto the windshield, hit her head and landed on the pavement.  Purpose of illustration  This panel was intended to show findings noted by the dental…