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Case 51 Osgood-Schlatter disease

Location: http://gait.aidi.udel.edu/educate/osgood.htm

Osgood-Schlatter Disease
* Originally described simultaneously by Osgood and Schlatter in 1903
* Lesion affects adolescent apophysis of proximal tibia (particularly in young athletes)
* More commonly affects boys than girls (3:1)
* Boys are older at presentation...
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Case 68. Osgood Schlatter's Condition

Location: http://gait.aidi.udel.edu/educate/osgood2.htm

* Etiology thought to be traction apophysitis secondary to repetitive microtrauma with partial avulsion, inflammation and new bone formation at the ligament insertion.
* Must differentiate from malignancy, infection, fracture, tendonitis and Sindling-Larsen- Johansson Disease.
* Should be referred to...
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Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis

Location: http://adc.bmj.com/cgi/content/full/90/7/711

Infantile cortical hyperostosis D Suri, D Dayal and M Singh Advanced Pediatrics Center, -160012, India; Keywords: Caffeys disease A 14 week old male infant presented with multiple tender bony swellings involving the legs, forearm, and lower jaw since 1 month of age (fig 1). No history of fever, trauma, or child...
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Infantile Cortical Hyperostosis

Location: http://www.indianpediatrics.net/jan2005/jan-64-66.htm

Indian Pediatrics 2005; 42:64-66 Abstract: Infantile cortical hyperostosis (Caffey disease) is characterized by radiological evidence of cortical hyperostosis, soft tissue swellings, fever and irritability. We report a case of Caffey disease highlighting its presentation as pyrexia of unknown origin, appearance on radionuclide bone scintigraphy and our unsatisfactory experience of...
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