Over 3,800 exquisite images demonstrate every principle and capture the characteristic presentations of the most frequently encountered disorders. The result is a remarkably thorough, yet focused and pragmatic, source of clinical guidance.The New Edition updates and distills all of the most important content from Dr. Donald Resnick's 5-volume Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Disorders, 4th Edition into a single, concise source. Together with new co-editor Mark J. Kransdorf, MD, Dr. Resnick and 38 other distinguished experts zero in on the specific, state-of-the-art musculoskeletal imaging and interpretation knowledge practitioners need today.Provides 2,900 outstanding images that depict all important concepts, techniques, and findings. Represents a highly efficient review source for oral and written radiology examinations, as well as an indispensable reference tool for clinical practice. Covers hot topics such as spinal interventional procedures . cartilage imaging . disorders of muscle . diagnostic ultrasonography . internal derangement of joints . target-area approach to articular disorders . rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases . crystal-induced diseases . sports injuries . MR arthrography . and much more. Offers an increased emphasis on MR imaging, an increasingly important and versatile diagnostic modality. Presents many new illustrations not found in the Diagnosis of Bone and Joint Disorders, 4th Edition 5-volume set.