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Triplane Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic353.htm

Abt & Hurwitz 2007
Triplane fractures of the distal tibia are generally sustained during adolescence and occur before complete closure of the distal tibial physis (growth plate). Incomplete closure of the tibial growth plate, as well as the stress forces applied during injury, are responsible for the unique occurrence of this...
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Hemophilia Musculoskeletal Complications eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/401842-overview

Hemophilia is the oldest known bleeding disorder. This condition first came to public attention when the disease appeared in the offspring of Queen Victoria of England.
The deficiency or absence of either of 2 clotting elements — factor VIII or factor IX — leads to the clinical condition described as hemophilia...
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Microsurgery

Location: http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/La-Pa/Microsurgery.html

Definition Microsurgery is surgery that is performed on very small structures, such as blood vessels and nerves, with specialized instruments under a microscope. Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers Expert
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Internal Rotators of the Shoulder Wheeless

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

major internal rotators are teres major, , latissimus, pect major;
- latissimus dorsi & teres major insert along medial lip of bicipital groove & pectoralis major along lateral lip and also serve as internal rotators;
- these muscles comprise larger mass than those...
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Ganglion cyst of Guyon's canal causing ulnar nerve compression

Location: http://www.cma.ca/multimedia/staticContent/HTML/N0/l2/cjs/vol-44/issue-5/pdf/pg331.pdf

A 48-year-old man presented complaining of pain in the right little finger for 2 months, associated with clawing and paresthesia in the ring and little fingers. Physical examination revealed muscular wasting of the interossei and the hypothenar eminence, and grade M3 (MRC classification) weakness isolated to the ulnar-innervated intrinsic muscles of the hand....
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Ganglia ELFAH

Location: http://www.foothyperbook.com/elective/ganglia/gangliaIntro.htm

Ganglia are the commonest lumps referred to the Foot and Ankle Service. The commonest sites are the dorsolateral aspect of the foot; a few are related to the great toe or the ankle. They are commoner in women, with 55-83% reported in different series. They may occur at any age;...
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Boxers Fracture

Location: http://www.nursingcenter.com/prodev/ce_article.asp?tid=660923

Boxer's fracture is a common name for a fracture of the distal fifth metacarpal and received its name from one of its most common causes, punching an object with a closed fist. It can occur from a fistfight or from punching a hard object.
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Vert Mooney MD - US Spine and Sport

Location: http://www.spine-health.com/doctor/VertMooney/

Retired spine surgeon (orthopaedic) now doing non-operative musculoskeletal care. I am President of a company running physical therapy centers. The company is named "Measurement Driven Rehabilitation Systems" (MDRS). This includes functional capacity evaluations.
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Fat Embolism Syndrome Wheeless

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

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
FES results when embolic marrow fat macroglobules damage small vessel perfusion leading to endothelial damage in pulmonary capillary beds leading to respiratory failure and ARDS like picture;
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2007 Trunk rotational strength asymmetry in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.scoliosisjournal.com/content/2/1/9

Trunk rotational strength asymmetry in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis: an observational study Kevin L McIntire , Marc A Asher , Douglas C Burton and Wen Liu Scoliosis 2007, 2:9 doi:10.1186/1748-7161-2-9
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Ilioinguinal Approach AO Foundation

Location: http://www.aofoundation.org/wps/portal/!ut/p/c1/04_SB8K8xLLM9MSSzPy8xBz9CP0os3hng7BARydDRwML1yBXAyMv ...

The ilioinguinal approach was developed by Emile Letournel based on cadaveric dissections to provide anterior access for fractures of the acetabulum. It provides exposure of the inner aspect of the innominate bone from the sacroiliac joint to the pubic symphysis. The surgical exposure requires development of three wound intervals. Mobilization of the...
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VuMedi Webinars of Lateral Ankle Repair

Location: http://www.vumedi.com/videos?bp=ankle&pr=lateral%20ankle%20repair

Free Registration for webinars on repair/reconstruction of the lateral ankle ligaments. Examples -
  • Ankle instability treatment
  • Modified Brostrom-Gould-Evans Lateral Ankle Repair
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Contractures and other Joint Disorders

Location: http://neuromuscular.wustl.edu/msys/contract.html

Extensive notes on -
Contractures with neuromuscular disorders
Arthrogryposis
Bethlem Myopathy
Congenital muscular dystrophy
Dermatomyositis
Dystrophinopathies
Emery-Dreifuss
Fasciitis
Hereditary IBM with ophthalmoplegia
IM drug injections
Nemaline (Rod) myopathy: Severe
Rigid spine syndromes
Scleroatonic muscular dystrophy (Ullrich)
Spinal Muscular Atrophy
* 5q-linked Congenital
* X-linked Infantile
Tel Hashomer camptodactyly
Williams-Beuren syndrome
Joint Hyperlaxity
Ullrich CMD
CMD + Joint hyperlaxity
Mental retardation
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Intrinsic Hand Deformities eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/TOPIC506.HTM

Account of anatomy, nerve supply and injuries to the hand resulting in instrinsic deformity.
Synonyms and related keywords: claw hand deformity, claw-hand deformity, clawhand deformity, contractures of the hand, extrinsic tightness, Froment sign, Froment's sign, hand contractures, hand therapy, intrinsic muscles of the hand, intrinsic tightness test, median nerve injury,...
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Scapula Fracture eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic554.htm

Authors Goss & Cantu
Synonyms and related keywords: glenoid fracture, acromion fracture, coracoid fracture, scapulothoracic dissociation, double disruption of the superior shoulder suspensory complex
Traumatic injuries of the scapula have received little attention in the literature because they are uncommon. Scapula fractures account for approximately 1% of all fractures. Most scapula fractures...
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1989 Ultrasound measurement of vertebral rotation in idiopathic scoliosis

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/reprint/71-B/2/252

J Bone Joint Surg Br. 1989 Mar;71(2):252-5. Ultrasound measurement of vertebral rotation in idiopathic scoliosis.Suzuki S, Yamamuro T, Shikata J, Shimizu K, Iida H. Kyoto University Medical School, Japan. Ultrasound can be used to outline the spinous processes and the laminae, and thus to measure axial rotation. Using our own technique,...
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Overview of Glenohumeral Instability

Location: http://web.archive.org/web/20061017053427/http://www.shoulder.com/glenohuminstab_pearl.html

Overview of Glenohumeral Instability, Michael L. Pearl, MD. Web Archive copy Last posted 2006
The shoulder faces unique challenges in comparison to other joints when it comes to stability. The arm moves through an extremely wide ROM, and often does so while under very heavy mechanical loads. To understand the mechanisms of...
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gSource LLC

Location: http://www.gsource.us/

The Orthopedic reSource for surgical Instruments. gSource is a trusted and reliable partner to many world leaders in orthopaedics and spine. We provide superior instrumentation in a time-critical fashion and at realistic prices. From prototypes to full-run production, we are committed to being a valuable business partner, always providing a...
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2009 Pain Management Slide Show Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/pain-management

Pain is a universally understood sign of disease and the most common symptom bringing people to seek medical attention. Physicians have been struggling throughout history to better understand pain and provide true relief for their patients.
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Flexor Tenolysis eMedicine Orthopedics

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/orthoped/topic96.htm

Flexor tenolysis is a procedure used to remove adhesions from tendons and is designed to improve active digital flexion.
Despite attempts to develop surgical and rehabilitation techniques to maximize flexor tendon function following surgical repair, postoperative tendon adhesions remain a problem and a significant source of morbidity. In these cases,...
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sickle cell anemia- bone manifestations CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/01069.html

* 8-13% of blacks carry sickling factor
* symptoms: chronic ulcers, pain crises, many infections, priapism
xray findings:
* deossification due to marrow hyperplasia
  o decreased bone density in skull with widened diploic space
  o "H-shaped vertebrae" or "fish vertebrae"
  o rib notching
* thrombosis and infarction
  o AVN,...
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Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome eMedicine Pediatrics

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/943567-overview

The Ehlers-Danlos family of disorders is a group of related conditions that share a common decrease in the tensile strength and integrity of the skin, joints, and other connective tissues.
Robert D Steiner, MD 2009
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