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Fractures of the ankle

Location: http://www0.sun.ac.za/ortho/webct-ortho/ankle/ankle.html

When the foot is forcefully externally rotated fracture rupture of ligaments of the ankle or fracture of their attachments to bone may occur. If the foot is supinated the lateral structures will break first as they are in tension. If the lateral structures are relaxed because the foot being pronated...
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Hyperparathyroidism Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/hyperparathyroidism

a disorder which is caused by excessive production of parathyroid hormone which leads to hypercalcemia, recurrent nephrolithiasis, pancreatitis, peptic ulcers, and mental changes; - incidence of approx 5 /10,000 pts per year; ...
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Traumatic Dislocations of the Knee Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/traumatic_dislocations_of_the_knee

mechanism of injury:
- distinguish between high velocity injuries verus low velocity injuries (as this reflects incidence of vascular and nerve injuries);
- w/ low-velocity knee dislocations occurance...
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Osteosarcoma - Malignant Histiocytoma of Bone

Location: http://www.meb.uni-bonn.de/cancer.gov/CDR0000062698.html

Contents - General Information Prognostic Factors Cellular Classification Staging and Site Information Treatment Option Overview Localized Osteosarcoma/Malignant Fibrous Histiocytoma of Bone Metastatic Disease at Diagnosis Recurrent Osteosarcoma
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Congenital deficiency of the fibula JBJS B

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/content/abstract/61-B/2/133

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Abstract - Ninety-seven limbs, in eighty-one patients, with a diagnosis of congenital deficiency of the fibula have been reviewed. A classification was devised to distinguish the minimal hypoplasia of the fibula (Type I) from the well-known complete absence (Type II). Congenital anomalies of the femur were present in 76 per...
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Non Union of the tibia Wheeless' Textbook

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/tibial_non_unions

Classification and management of tibial nonunion
definition: no evidence of healing over 3 months;
- FDA definition: frx that is over 9 months old and that has not shown radiographic signs of progression toward healing for 3 consecutive months;
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Validity of enthesis ultrasound assessment in spondyloarthropathy

Location: http://ard.bmj.com/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=18390909

OBJECTIVES: To develop an ultrasound enthesis score and to assess its validity in the diagnostic classification of the spondyloarthropathies (SpAs).
CONCLUSION: The findings suggest that the ultrasound enthesis score could be a valid tool in the diagnosis of SpA.
Validity of enthesis ultrasound assessment in spondyloarthropathy. de Miguel E, Cobo T, Muñoz-Fernández...
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Open Fractures Orthoteers

Location: http://www.orthoteers.com/(S(ns02n455kewzbb45hz0c5t55))/mainpage.aspx?section=27&article=310

Open (Compound) fractures
Goals
* Prevention of infection
* Healing of the fracture
* Restoration of function
Classification
Steps in Management
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2005 Pelvic Fractures in Emergency Medicine eMedicine Emergency

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/825869-overview

Author: Charles Sheppard, MD, FACEP. 2005
Pelvic fracture is a disruption of the bony structure of the pelvis. In elderly persons, the most common cause is a fall from a standing position. However, the most significant fractures involve significant forces such as a motor vehicle crash or fall from a significant...
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Congential aplasia and dysplasia of the tibia with intact fibula JBJS B

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/60-B/1/31

We have reviewed congenital aplasia or dysplasia of the tibia with intact fibula in twenty children (twenty-nine limbs). We have described four morphological groups and four radiological types, and have proposed the clinical and radiological features which in early infancy distinguish these varieties, which vary in their prognosis. We regard...
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Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Patient Information AAOS

Location: http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00368

Fracture of one or more bones of the spinal column (vertebrae) of the middle (thoracic) or lower (lumbar) back is a serious injury. It is usually caused by high-energy trauma such as a car crash, fall, sports accident, or violent act (for example, a gunshot wound). People with osteoporosis, tumors, or... Highly Reputable
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2008 Inter- and intraobserver Reliability of the MTM-classification for proximal humeral fractures

Location: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2474/9/21/abstract

Inter- and intraobserver Reliability of the MTM-classification for proximal humeral fractures: a prospective study
Christian Bahrs , Hagen Schmal , Erich Lingenfelter , Bernd Rolauffs , Kuno Weise , Klaus Dietz and Peter Helwig BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2008, 9:21
Conclusions Although the MTM-classification covers a wide spectrum of fracture types, our results...
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Osteoarthritis of the Glenohmeral Joint Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/443047

Osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint can be painful and debilitating because it severely compromises function and limits activities of daily living. Patients with advanced osteoarthritis of the glenohumeral joint are more commonly male than female and are usually older than 65 years of age. Although many patients have more than...
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2002 Changes in curve pattern after brace treatment for idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/apl/sort/2002/00000073/00000003/art00006?token=004c17734011d70 ...

Changes in curve pattern after brace treatment for idiopathic scoliosis Authors: Lodewijk W. Van Rhijn; Chris M. T. Plasmans; Ben E. E. M. J. Veraart Published in: Acta Orthopaedica, Volume 73, Issue 3 June 2002 , pages 277 - 281
Abstract
We studied whether thoracic Boston brace...
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Lisfranc injury caused by a pedal brake perforating the foot

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs//vol-52/issue-3/pdf/pgE64.pdf

T he tarsometatarsal joint or Lisfranc joint is a complex articulation whose stability is provided by the osseous, capsular and ligamentous attach- ments. Lisfranc lesions (LFLs) are commonly fracture-dislocations of the Lisfranc joint and are generally caused by high-energy trauma.1 Since publica- tion of the classification of LFLs by...
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Fibromyalgia eMedicine Rheumatology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/329838-overview

Fibromyalgia (FM) typically presents in young or middle-aged females as persistent widespread pain, stiffness, fatigue, disrupted unrefreshing sleep, and cognitive difficulties, often accompanied by multiple other unexplained symptoms, anxiety and/or depression, and functional impairment of daily living activities.
Fibromyalgia was once often dismissed by physicians and the public as a psychological...
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A Different Method of Pinning of Displaced Extension type Supracondylar Fracture of Humerus in Children

Location: http://www.jkscience.org/archive/volume6/child.pdf

A new /different method of pinning of the displaced extension type supracondylar fractures of the humerus in children is presented. Here two pairs of K wires are used. The fracture is reduced under C- arm image intensifier control and then two K wires are passed through lateral epicondyle and holding the reduction two...
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Surgical management of Guyon s canal syndrome

Location: http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-282X2001000100022&lng=en&nrm=iso&tlng=e ...

Guyon's canal syndrome, an ulnar nerve entrapment at the wrist, is a well-recognized entity. The most common causes that involve the ulnar nerve at the wrist are compression from a ganglion, occupational traumatic neuritis, a musculotendinous arch and disease of the ulnar artery. We describe two cases of Guyon's canal...
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2002 Changes in curve pattern after brace treatment for idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content?content=10.1080/000164702320155248

Acta Orthop Scand. 2002 Jun;73(3):277-81. Links Changes in curve pattern after brace treatment for idiopathic scoliosis.van Rhijn LW, Plasmans CM, Veraart BE. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Maastricht, The Netherlands. lvr@sort.azm.nl We studied whether thoracic Boston brace treatment changes the King type of scoliotic curves in a group of 50 patients...
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Salter-Harris fractures CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00358.html

classification of epiphyseal fractures
I - pure epiphyseal separation
if non-displaced, jt effusion may be only sign
II - metaphyseal fracture + epiphyseal separation
III - epiphyseal fracture
IV - vertically oriented fx thru epiphysis + metaphysis
V - crush injury of epiphysis (not detected acutely)
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Local and distant effects of isolated calf muscle lengthening in children with cerebral palsy and equinus gait

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2656777/

PURPOSE: The purpose was to assess the local and distant effects of isolated calf muscle lengthening in ambulant children with cerebral palsy. METHODS: The study included fifteen ambulant children with cerebral palsy (nine with diplegia and six with hemiplegia), average age 8.8 years, Gross Motor Function Classification System (GMFCS) level...
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Childhood Rhabdomyosarcoma 01 General Information

Location: http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childrhabdomyosarcoma/healthprofessional

This cancer treatment information summary provides an overview of the prognosis, diagnosis, classification, staging, and treatment of childhood rhabdomyosarcoma.
The National Cancer Institute provides the PDQ pediatric cancer treatment information summaries as a public service to increase the availability of evidence-based cancer information to health professionals, patients, and the public....
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Growth Plate Injuries

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In children the growth plate is up to five times weaker than the ligaments stabilising the adjacent joint.The adjacent bone is also stronger than the cartilaginous growth plate. Injury thus often leads to separation of the growth plate leaving the ligaments and capsule intact. The separation takes place in the...
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