Author: Dr. Tushar Mehta

  • Aspirations !

    Thank you all for being the reason why I aspire to work harder with every passing moment of life. #DAMS #DVT #2017 #MedicalConclave  

  • Morrant Baker’s Cyst

    #MedEd #TusharMehta Morrant Baker’s Cyst – • “A type of cyst which results from egress of fluid through a normal communication of a bursa (semimembranosus or medial gastrocnemius bursa) or caused by herniation of the synovial membrane through the joint capsule” • Named after Baker (described it in 1877), though Adams had described it earlier…

  • Haglund’s Deformity

    A 42 year old male complains of pain and difficulty in walking on his left foot. He also complains of stiffness in heel and difficulty in wearing closed shoes. X-ray shows bony spur on posterosuperior aspect of calcaneum. ( Image attached )   Diagnosis – Haglund’s Deformity   Discussion :   #MedEd #TusharMehta Haglund deformity,…

  • Complex Syndactyly.

    Teaching Points –  It’s a classical deformity associated with Apert’s Syndrome, which commonly consists of Complex Syndactyly.     #tusharmehta #orthopaedicsplus #MedEd

  • Orthopaedics – What’s ahead ?

    #Tusharmehta #orthopaedics I heartily congratulate all those who have settled with this year counselling sessions. All those who have opted for Orthopaedics as their branch , here are some key words of suggestion 1. Focus mainly on clinical examination initially specially of Hip and Spine. Hip is an inevitable long case in final PG exams…

  • Negativity !

    Negativity ! We all have one or the other moment in life when we seek optimism and hope for future. That is because we are surrounded by problems or chaos which may be personal or professional.  We tend to develop negativity but I have encountered a couple of humans in my life who has developed…

  • Patellar Clunk Sndrome

        Patellar clunk syndrome :  It is usually the result of a fibrous nodule that forms on the undersurface of the distal quadriceps tendon. It may get entrapped in the intercondylar notch of the femoral component during flexion, and lead to a sudden snap as the nodule is pulled out of the notch during…

  • Blount’s Disease

    In blount’s disease, the knee is stable in full extension, but the medial femoral condyle may sublux posteromedially (into the depressed medial tibial plateau) at 10-20 degrees of flexion. This is called Siffert-katz sign. Blount’s disease is Infantile tibia vara

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis – Misnomer !

    As we all know that there is a pediatric condition called SCFE which is seen in adoloscent boys. In reality , the capital epiphysis doesn’t slip but it stays seated inside the acetabulum with physeal disruption , the neck rotates anteriorly and gets externally rotated. Technically the Capital Femoral Epiphysis becomes posterior.    

  • Drennan’s Sign

      #Update #Orthopaedics #MedEd Drennan’s Sign — Obligatory Excess External Rotation during passive hip flexion with limited Internal Rotation is classical of SCFE.