Benign spotted bones: a diagnostic dilemma
- Lower-extremity deformity in a recent immigrant. Flanagan, Michael; Economedes, Demetri // Cortlandt Forum;Dec2006, Vol. 19 Issue 12, p72
The article presents a case study of a 77-year-old man suffering from bilateral knee pain, and a bone deformity. The testing of knees revealed a positive patellar grind and a negative patellar ballottement. Radiographic findings showed sub-chondrial sclerosis, osteoarthritis and exhibited bony...
- Kirner's deformity of the fifth finger: a case report. Adeb, Melkamu; Hayashi, Daichi; Kumar, Yogesh // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;10/21/2016, Vol. 17, p1
Background: Kirner's deformity is a rare bony deformity that is characterized by radial and volar curvature of the distal phalanx of the fifth finger. Affected patients usually present after the age of 5 years, with girls more affected than boys and bilateral involvement more common than...
- Talus Bipartitus: A Rare Skeletal Variation. A Report of Four Cases. // Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;3/16/2011, Vol. 93-A Issue 6, p607
An excerpt from the article "Talus Bipartitus: A Rare Skeletal Variation. A Report of Four Cases," by doctors Stefan Rammelt, Hans Zwipp, and Andreas Prescher which appeared on the website www.jbjs.org.
- THE CASE OF THE STREWN SKIERS. Russell, Kenneth // Design News;9/3/2007, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p86
The article focuses on an accident in which a cable chair in New Hampshire fell injuring two passenger in the ski area. It describes the parts of the housing assembly and how they are connected to the cable. It reports that by conducting radiography, and optical and scanning electron microscopy...
- Musculoskeletal: what's different in children? Swings on a rope swing, falls seven feet, twists ankle; ankle pain. Swischuk, Leonard // Emergency Radiology;Jun2013, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p173
The article describes the case of a 13-year-old male who suffered from a twisted ankle. The patient was swinging from a rope swing when he lost grip and fell about seven feet to the ground. A soft tissue swelling around the ankle was noted. Radiographs showed a Salter Harris fracture, which is...
- PICTURE QUIZ. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;3/7/2015, Vol. 350 Issue 7998, p35
This section presents a picture quiz about an elderly female patient with a fall-related painful leg.
- SELF ASSESSMENT QUESTIONS: Massive haemoptysis in a young woman. Dilensoy, O.; Bayram, N. G.; Filiz, A. // Postgraduate Medical Journal;Mar2002, Vol. 78 Issue 917, p183
The article presents self assessment questions on massive haemoptysis in a young woman. A 24 year old woman was admitted to the hospital for a massive haemoptysis with abrupt onset. Her medical history was unremarkable except for the presence of recurrent oral and genital ulcers for three years,...
- AGENESIA DE METACARPO, METATARSO E FALANGE EM DOIS CÃƒES -- RELATO DE CASO. Scherer, Simone; Garcia de Almeida, Pâmela; Lobo D'ávila, Gabriela; Camera Kunzler, Kairuan; Meller Alievi, Marcelo; Streda, Elaine // Archives of Veterinary Science;SUP2012, Vol. 17 Issue S1, p393
Skeletal malformations in the extremities of dogs and cats are uncommon and the most commonly reported involve radius or tibia. This work aims to report agenesis of metacarpus, metatarsus and phalanx bones in two dogs, with 30 days old.
- In the news... // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/09/99, Vol. 160 Issue 5, p629
Offers medical new briefs pertaining to Canada for March 9, 1999. Accreditation of Canadian mammography units by the Canadian Association of Radiologists as part of the voluntary Mammography Accreditation Program; Falls as the leading cause of injury-related admissions to Ontario acute care...