Avascular necrosis

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 […]

Dupuytren’s Contracture

Dupuytren’s Contracture — — It’s a proliferative proliferation of Palmar Tissue and fascia along with palmo digital extension. This results in formation of modules and cords which further develop in secondary flexion deformities of fingers. — Male : Female = 10:1 — Risk Factors = Diabetes , Alcohol , Epilepsy , Liver Disease , cigarette […]

Intercondylar Eminence Fractures 

Intercondylar eminence fractures in skeletally immature patients usually result from injuries that would cause ACL tears in skeletally mature patients.  Meyers and McKeever reported that a large number of bicycle falls produce this type of injury in children.  However, intercondylar eminence fractures can be caused by a spectrum of sporting activities and by motor vehicle […]