A middle-aged man with persisting chest opacity and multiple bony swellings
- Weismann-Netter-Stuhl Syndrome: A rare form of skeletal dysplasia. Tripathi, Shalini; Avasthi, Sachin // Internet Journal of Medical Update;Jul2009, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p45
A case of Weismann-Netter-Stuhl syndrome was described because of its rare entity in pediatric age group. The clinical presentation was short stature with bowing of lower legs with characteristic radiological findings. It was differentiated from congenital syphilis and rickets by negative...
- Correction of Length Discrepancy of Radius and Ulna with Distraction Osteogenesis: Three Cases. Koca, Kenan; Akpancar, Serkan; Yıldız, Cemil // Case Reports in Orthopedics;8/10/2015, Vol. 2015, p1
Objectives. The aim of the study was to investigate the results of patients with isolated length discrepancy between ulna and radius who underwent distraction osteogenesis with unilateral external fixator. Material and Methods. A patient with ulna shortening due to multiple enchondromatosis, a...
- Incomplete duplication of a lower extremity (polymelia): a case report. Montalvo, Nelson; Redrobán, Ligia; Espín, Victor Hugo // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2014, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p1
Introduction Polymelia, or congenital duplication of a limb, is an extremely rare entity in humans, with few cases reported in the literature. Case presentation We present the case of a six-month-old Hispanic boy born with a lower limb bud on the left posterior thigh. Conclusion The infant had a...
- Adjustment of traumatic femur shortening assisted by an intramedullar skeletal kinetic distractor: a case report. Rausch, Sascha; Klos, Kajetan; Gras, Florian; Dutschke, Marco; Hofmann, Gunther O.; Mückley, Thomas // Journal of Medical Case Reports;2013, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1
Introduction: Distal comminuted femoral fractures with joint involvement are highly challenging for the surgeon. We present a potential therapeutic concept that aims especially at the treatment of posttraumatic leg length discrepancy. Case presentation: This case report describes a...
- Getting a leg up. Bean, Adam // Runner's World;Mar97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p27
Discusses information about leg-length discrepancy. Test on determining leg-length discrepancy with the use of a carpenter's level or yardstick.
- Ending leg pain. McAlpine, Ken // Runner's World;Oct97, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p40
Discusses information about leg-length discrepancy. Its effect in runners; How to determine if one leg is shorter than the other; Treatment for leg-length discrepancy.
- PERSPECTIVE. Valle, Craig J. Della // Orthopedics Today;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p20
The author comments on Doctor Steven Stuchin's presentation regarding leg-length inequality following total hip replacement (THR), agreeing with his advice while stressing the importance of patient preparation for the possibility of an apparent or true leg-length inequality postoperatively.
- Diabetic Charcot Neuroarthropathy of the Hand: Clinical Course, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options. Illgner, Ulrich; van Netten, Jaap; Droste, Carolin; Meiners, Thomas; Postema, Klaas; Wetz, Hans H. // Diabetes Care;May2014, Vol. 37 Issue 5, pe91
The article discusses the clinical course, diagnosis and treatment options for four patients with diabetic Charcot neuroarthropathy (CN) of the hand. Information is presented on the cases of the patients, who had swelling, loss of strength, and severe paresthesia of the hand. The authors...
- Ipsilateral femoral neck and shaft fracture in children: a report of two cases and a literature review. Song, Kwang; Ramnani, Kirti; Cho, Chul; Bae, Ki; Lee, Kyung; Son, Eun // Journal of Orthopaedics & Traumatology;Jun2013, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p147
Concomitant ipsilateral fractures of the neck and shaft of the femur in children are rare. The most recent report in this context found a total of only nine reported cases (<12 years of age) following a search of the indexed English literature. These injuries occur in children due to...