Holt-Oram Syndrome in a Puerto Rican Family -- Case Reports
- Incidentally diagnosed melorheostosis of upper limb: case report. Vyskocil, Vaclav; Koudela Jr, Karel; Pavelka, Tomas; Stajdlova, Kristyna; Suchý, David // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2015, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p15
Background Melorheostosis is quite a rare bone disease with still unclear ethiology. Although multifocal affection is highly debilitating with unfavorable prognosis, there is no clear consensus about therapeutical approach. There is still insufficient evidence in the literature for almost a...
- 'Sand-watch' spinal cord: a case of inferior cervical spinal cord atrophy. Bede, Peter; Walsh, Ronan; Fagan, Andrew; Hardiman, Orla // Journal of Neurology;Jan2014, Vol. 261 Issue 1, p235
A letter to the editor about the case of a 21-year-old male patient with a history of unilateral distal arm weakness which was consistent with the diagnosis of Hirayama's disease, or juvenile atrophy of the distal upper extremity (JMADUE), is presented.
- The effect of a sports chiropractic manual therapy intervention on the prevention of back pain, hamstring and lower limb injuries in semielite Australian Rules footballers: a randomized controlled trial. Hoskins, Wayne; Pollard, Henry // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2010, Vol. 11, p64
Background: Hamstring injuries are the most common injury in Australian Rules football. It was the aims to investigate whether a sports chiropractic manual therapy intervention protocol provided in addition to the current best practice management could prevent the occurrence of and weeks missed...
- A Comparison of Measures of the Bilateral Limb Deficit During Short and Long Time Isometric Knee Extensions. Kuruganti, Usha; Parker, Philip A.; Tingley, Maureen; Sleivert, Gordon G. // Internet Journal of Bioengineering;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p1
Aim: To investigate the presence of the Bilateral Limb Deficit (BLD) during isometric knee extensions and the differences in voluntary activation and muscle fatigue during bilateral and unilateral contractions. Methods: Twelve subjects (6 female, 6 male, (mean Â± standard deviation) age = 27.6...
- CONGENITAL ARTERIOVENOUS FISTULAS IN THE EXTREMITIES. Coursley, Gerald; Ivins, John C.; Barker, Nelson W. // Angiology;Jun1956, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p201
Focuses on the diagnosis of several medical cases of congenital arteriovenous fistulas (CAF) in the extremities. Contention that the ulceration in the fistulous lower limb may occur as a complication of associated incompetent varicose veins and may appear in the maleoli's vicinity; Description...
- Abstracts. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;Mar2014, Vol. 134 Issue 3, p421
The article presents abstracts of conference papers presented at a congress on limb reconstruction held in Munich, Germany in September 2013, on topics including abnormalities in foot with fibular hemimelia, software for limb analysis before orthopaedic surgery and radiographic imaging.
- Coexistence of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Type 1 and Type 2 in a Patient: A Case Report. Savas, Serpil; Baloglu, Hale Hekim; Eris, Sevilay; Çerçi, Süreyya // Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation / Turkiye ;mar2010, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p34
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a disorder of the extremities characterized by pain and sensory changes, accompanied by observable findings such as swelling and autonomic, motor and/or trophic abnormalities, and it is classified into type 1 (no nerve lesion) and type 2 (with a nerve...
- limb reduction defect. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1342
A definition of the term "limb reduction defect," which refers to a congenital deformity in which one or more limbs develop incompletely or not at all, is presented.
- meromelia. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p1448
A definition of the term "meromelia" which refers to the congenital absence of part of a limb is presented.