#RobertListon A surgeon to be remembered not for very good reasons ! Liston’s most famous case Amputated the leg in under 21⁄2 minutes (the patient died afterwards in the ward from hospital gangrene; they usually did in those pre-Listerian days). He amputated in addition the fingers of his young assistant (who died afterwards in the […]
#tusharmehta #Orthopaedicsplus #MedEd Notalgia paresthetica (NP) is a sensory neuropathic syndrome of the midback skin, classically described as the unilateral infrascapular area. Notalgia paresthetica is primarily a localized pruritus and dysesthesia syndrome, and it may present with episodic itching or pain on a small patch of the mid back, usually an area of skin.
The Xray here shows – Avascular necrosis of the femoral head with segmental collapse. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis/aseptic necrosis) occurs within the bone following loss of osseous blood supply. All cells within the area of aﬀected bone die away; initially the organic and inorganic matrix are unaﬀected. It commonly aﬀects patients in the third, fourth, or fifth decades […]