If you have osteoarthritis of the knee, you can take advantage of a wide range of treatment options. The effectiveness of different treatments varies from person to person. The choice of treatment should be a joint decision between you and your Orthopaedician. The purpose of treatment is to reduce pain, increase function and generally reduce […]
#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 […]
This is idiopathic scoliosis. It is commonest in girls and often presents around adolescence. The thoracic curve is usually right sided.The prevalence is around 3% of the population, although less than 10% of curves need treatment. What factors aﬀect progression of the deformity? -The future growth potential of the patient, i.e. the level of skeletal maturity […]
These AP and lateral radiographs show sessile lesions arising from the metaphyseal region of the distal femur. The lesions are well defined and appear to be growing away from the metaphysis. The matrix of the lesions is in continuity with the surrounding normal bone. The cortex of the normal bone appears to be in continuity with the lesions. The […]
#SteenbeekFootAbductionBrace ( SFAB ) – The SFAB is a device to maintain the extreme foot abduction (70 degrees) in children with treated clubfeet. – The SFAB forms an integral part of the Ponseti Method of Clubfoot Treatment, which targets new born babies with clubfeet. – Correction of the clubfoot is achieved by applying serial casts of […]
#MedEd Adamantinoma is a rare malignant bone tumor with a propensity for late metastasis. It has a high incidence of local recurrence unless resected with a wide margin. Chemotherapy and radiation therapy are not helpful in the treatment of this disease. Amputation generally is not necessary because a diaphyseal resection is usually possible
Ossification Centres of Carpal Bones : Capitate: 1-3 months Hamate: 2-4 months Triquetrum: 2-3 years Lunate: 2-4 years Scaphoid: 4-6 years Trapezium: 4-6 years Trapezoid: 4-6 years Pisiform: 8-12 years Capitate is the first one and Pisiform is the last one to ossify. Ball & Socket Joints : (Mnemonic –> THIS) T –> TaloCalcaneoNavicular Joint […]