Category: From Dr Tushar Mehta

  • 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

  • Spent time with nature

    “One touch of nature makes the whole world kin.”  ~William Shakespeare [huge_it_gallery id=”2″]   “When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs.  When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence.”  ~Ansel Adams

  • 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…

  • 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

  • Low Backache – FAQ’s

    What is a Herniated Disc? A disc herniation occurs when a portion of the intervertebral disc material bulges and ‘sticks out’ into the neural canal. This can produce pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots and cause pain, numbness, or tingling into the arm or leg. This is very rarely a surgical condition and…

  • Hip Replacement Surgery

    Hip Replacement Surgery: Benefits of it ! Human bones are continuously being removed and formed, which is necessary for its proper maintenance. However, in certain cases, especially with aging, some bones and joints will be worn down to an extent where the body will not be able to reform them. This is especially true in…

  • Determination

    As the destiny steers My life filled with joy and tears Times I flied Times I cried The book of life, so vast Filled with future, present and past  Learning more and more Memories deep in my heart’s core The journey may sometimes be rough But I am determined to be tough