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Park Jung Ho - - 2007
Synovial chondromatosis of the subacromial bursa has been reported rarely. To the best of our knowledge, there was no case report of arthroscopic treatment for synovial chondromatosis of the subacromial bursa in English literature. The authors present a case of synovial chondromatosis of the subacromial space in a 45-year-old male, ...
Sasaki Ken - - 2006
Bacterial epidural abscess formation of cervical spine was rarely seen and all these cases were associated with osteomyelitis of the odontoid process. To the author's knowledge, only 1 case of septic arthritis of the C1-C2 lateral facet joint has been reported in the English literature. A 76-year-old woman presented with ...
Sulaiman A R - - 2006
Distraction osteogeneis over intramedullary nail has a benefit of decreasing the time for external fixation thus reducing the rate of associated complications. However, risk of panosteomyelitis is still the major worry. We are reporting two patients who underwent the procedure. The first case was a 13-year-old girl requiring 6 cm ...
Battista Vincent - - 2006
This case report presents the conversion of a ring finger metacarpophalangeal joint arthrodesis to arthroplasty, using a pyrocarbon implant. The patient sought a conversion secondary to poor grip strength and inability to perform basic tasks in his job with the Marine Corps. Three months after surgery he had a stable ...
Mann H A - - 2006
We report two cases of this rare postoperative condition. Both patients having undergone extensive surgery to their hips, developed increased bone growth in the soft tissue of the hip, accounting for the reduced range of movement, pain and stiffness. Plain x-rays taken confirmed the presence of heterotopic ossification, also known ...
Minutoli Fabio - - 2006
Regional migratory osteoporosis (RMO) is an uncommon self-limiting disease characterized by migrating bone marrow edema and osteoporosis. RMO of the knee with intra-articular migration is very rare. In such cases, different parts of the femur are usually involved. We report a case of intra-articular RMO of the knee migrating from ...
Khan A - - 2007
Patellofemoral disorders in achondroplasia, to our knowledge, have not been reported in the literature. We describe an unusual case of bilateral locked knees in an achondroplastic patient secondary to intra-articular subluxating patellae and symmetrical chondral flap lesions of the femoral trochlea which were treated by arthroscopic resection. We suggest that ...
Abramowicz Shelly - - 2007
The diagnosis and treatment of vascular anomalies is extremely challenging because of inconsistent terminology and classification systems, as well as nonspecific clinical and radiological findings. We report a vascular malformation that was treated successfully via resection, and reconstructed using a custom-made temporomandibular joint fossa and condylar prosthesis by TMJ Concepts. ...
Rajadhyaksha Amar D - - 2006
Arthroscopic surgery, although relatively minimally invasive, is associated with specific complications. Cases of instruments retained in the knee joint after arthroscopy have been reported. There have been reports of scalpel blades detaching into the joint during the approach that were immediately retrieved, with or without arthrotomy. We report the case ...
Asano Kazushi - - 2006
Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP)-like condition was diagnosed in a Japanese domestic cat with stiffness, marked atrophy of the muscles, and limited mobility of all joints in both the pelvic limbs. Etretinate, a retinoid, was used for medical management; however, no improvement in the clinical signs was observed. Inheritance of the ...
Sharma Himanshu - - 2006
Fourteen cases of pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) of the foot and ankle accrued from the Scottish Bone Tumor Registry are presented with an average follow-up of 4.6 years. This study analyzed the clinical, radiological, and histopathological features and investigated their clinical behavior and the factors influencing recurrence. The mean age ...
Cognetti David M - - 2006
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE: At the conclusion of this paper, the readers should be able to recognize a retropharyngeal pseudomeningocele as a potential complication of atlanto occipital dislocation. OBJECTIVES: To demonstrate how a retropharyngeal pseudomeningocele may present as dysphagia in a patient who is recovering from atlanto occipital dislocation as well as ...
Regnard P-J - - 2006
The Elektra trapeziometacarpal prosthesis is a cementless, unconstrained prosthesis made by Fixano with titanium and chrome-cobalt steel. This paper examines the results of the first 100 prostheses used by the author for one indication only, viz. painful trapeziometacarpal osteoarthritis. The average follow-up period was 54 (range 36-78) months. Studies of ...
Snelling S - - 2007
OBJECTIVE: A genetic association with knee osteoarthritis (OA) of a single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) in intron 1 of the LRCH1 gene was recently reported in a UK Caucasian case-control sample and confirmed in a Newfoundland Caucasian sample. Our objective was to assess whether the SNP was associated with OA in ...
Ngim N E - - 2006
A rare case of acute bilateral anterior shoulder dislocation in an elderly woman is presented. This injury resulted from domestic physical assault by her daughter inlaw. Patient defaulted after initial treatment--a common practice by patients in our society. This case is being reported to highlight the occurrence of this rare ...
Bu Shou-Shan - - 2007
Anterior dislocation of the mandibular condyle is common, but superolateral dislocation is quite rare. Because of its rarity, this type of dislocation is often misdiagnosed or completely overlooked. We describe an additional case of superolateral dislocation of the intact condyle into the temporal fossa. We review all of the available ...
Venkatram N - - 2006
We describe an unusual case of a missed anterior dislocation of the elbow joint in a 1 year old girl who presented with a pulled elbow. To our knowledge, this is the first report of anterior dislocation as a result of a pulled elbow in the literature. We would like ...
Cameron Hugh U - - 2006
A combined series of 795 primary SROM (DePuy, Warsaw, Ind) stems have been reviewed. The mean follow-up is 11 years; 2 (0.25%) were revised for aseptic stem loosening. Two (0.25%) cases of osteolysis distal to the sleeve occurred, 1 of which was revised. The low incidence of distal osteolysis and ...
Church J S - - 2006
We describe a case of highly refractory synovial chondromatosis, which recurred despite four arthroscopic synovectomies, a chemical synovectomy, two open synovectomies and an arthrodesis. A review of the literature revealed one similar case. Both presented with marked joint stiffness suggesting a poor prognosis. Although arthrodesis may relieve short-term symptoms it ...
Garcia Ryan - - 2006
Inferior shoulder dislocation or luxatio erecta is an exceedingly rare form of shoulder dislocation and compromises less than 0.5% of all shoulder dislocations. Furthermore, bilateral luxatio erecta is reported only nine times in the English literature. This paper documents the tenth case of bilateral luxatio erecta. This tenth patient suffered ...
Huh Jong-Ki - - 2006
Synovial chondromatosis is a benign disease that rarely affects the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). It can be seen commonly in the superior joint space and presents with various signs and symptoms according to the stage of progression. Sometimes it presents as a large swelling in the preauricular area with or without ...
Sundfeldt Mikael - - 2006
Today, aseptic loosening is the most common cause of revision of major arthroplasties. Aseptic loosening accounts for more than two-thirds of hip revisions and almost one-half of knee revisions in Sweden. Several theories on the cause of aseptic loosening have been proposed. Most of these theories, however, are based on ...
Chirputkar Kedar - - 2006
Isolated posterior dislocation of the shoulder with ipsilateral humeral shaft fracture is a rare combination. Three cases of such co-existence have been reported so far. We report a fourth case and review the literature. Our aim is to highlight the importance of this rare co-existence. A high index of suspicion ...
Echlin P S - - 2006
Sternoclavicular joint subluxation/dislocation injuries in the athlete are uncommon. They can be organised by degree (subluxation, dislocation), timing (acute, chronic, recurrent, congenital), direction (anterior, posterior), and cause (traumatic, atraumatic). The unusual case reported is an adolescent butterfly swimmer with recurrent bilateral sternoclavicular subluxation associated with pain and discomfort. The condition ...
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Rickert Markus - - 2006
This report describes the rare case of a traumatic rotator cuff tear in a young patient which led to a pseudo-paralyzed shoulder by interposition of the tendon stump into the glenohumeral joint. The patient underwent an open rotator cuff repair and regained an almost normal shoulder function after 12 weeks. ...
Krell Jason B - - 2006
Selected kinematic variables of the foot segments and the metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint were investigated in relation to sprinting performance among 100 m sprint athletes at the 2000 Summer Olympic Games. It was hypothesized that the kinematics of the MTP joint, and forefoot and rearfoot segments, are related to sprint performance ...
Figved Wender - - 2006
We report 11 cases of interprosthetic dislocation of the Charnley/Hastings hemiarthroplasty in a retrospective study of 350 consecutive patients treated for an acute femoral neck fracture. We found a total of 14 dislocations (4.0%), 11 were interprosthetic. The median age of the 350 patients was 79 (36-99) years and the ...
Van Phi - - 2006
Synovial chondromatosis is a rare, generally benign condition characterized by the formation of multiple cartilaginous nodules in the synovium of joints and occasionally on the tendon sheath or bursae. If the nodules are intra-articular, the condition is referred to as synovial chondromatosis; if extra-articular, tenosynovial chondromatosis. This space-occupying lesion can ...
Nakase T - - 2006
A case of deformity and shortening after post-traumatic growth arrest treated using the Taylor Spatial Frame (Smith & Nephew, Tennessee, USA) is presented. This is the first report showing the application of the frame for post-traumatic deformity in the distal femur, and successful outcomes promise utilization of the frame even ...
Fowble Vincent A - - 2005
Osteosarcoma of the hand is rare. We present a case report and a literature review that indicates an older median age of onset than conventional osteosarcoma. The predilection for these lesions to manifest in the metacarpophalangeal joints, particularly in the second and third digits, is in contrast to the more ...
Ofluoglu Onder - - 2006
Among the traumatic patellar dislocations, superior dislocation of patella without patellar ligament injury is very rare. We present in this article, a case of superior dislocation of the patella trapped by interlocked osteophytes in a 38-year-old female who had concurrent bilateral knee arthrosis. Successful reduction was achieved by closed manipulation ...
Gilban Hussa M - - 2005
A case is being presented of simultaneous bilateral cervico-trochanteric fractures of the neck of the femur in a five and a half-year-old girl following a road traffic accident (RTA). It is being presented because of its rarity; literature search to date revealing no previously reported similar case. The patient was ...
Rice Louis B - - 2005
We describe Tn5386, a novel ca.-29-kb Tn916-like mobile element discovered to occur in ampicillin-resistant, Tn916-containing Enterococcus faecium D344R. PCR amplification experiments after overnight growth with or without tetracycline revealed "joint" regions of circularized Tn5386 composed of 6-bp sequences linking different transposon termini. In one case (no tetracycline), the termini were ...
Proubasta Ignacio R - - 2005
We report a case of a patient with an infected shoulder hemiarthroplasty in whom a permanent antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer was employed with satisfactory results. This method of treatment has limited applications and would not be appropriate in all cases of septic shoulder joint arthroplasties. However, its use may represent a ...
Vemulapalli K K - - 2005
Traumatic hip dislocation in the paediatric population is a relatively rare occurrence and constitutes an orthopaedic emergency. A trivial force is all that is required and non-accidental injury should not be necessarily suspected. A case report involving a hip dislocation in a 21-month-old child, the youngest in the recent English ...
Nijs S - - 2005
Dislocations of sternal segments in children are extremely rare lesions; only seven sterno-manubrial dislocations have been reported in the literature. We present a case of posterior sterno-manubrial dislocation in a 9-year old gymnast exercising on parallel bars. We preferred performing an open reduction and plate stabilization using an angular stable ...
Shears Emma - - 2005
Brachial plexus injury is a rare complication of anterior dislocation of the shoulder: nine cases have been reported in the literature. We report a unique case of anterior dislocation of the shoulder with associated brachial plexus palsy involving the posterior and medial cords. This is the first reported case of ...
Paton R W - - 2005
Congenital dislocation of the patella may be a phenotype, which has several genotypes, i.e. it may be congenital or acquired. This hypothesis is suggested with three illustrative case studies. Risk factors predictive of the development of irreducible dislocation of the patella in infancy are suggested. As there is a spectrum ...
van de Pol Gerrit J - - 2005
STUDY DESIGN: A case of a child with a traumatic atlanto-occipital dislocation (AOD), with unexpected secondary redislocation in a halo vest is presented. An extensive literature review was performed. OBJECTIVES: To show the difficulties in diagnosing AOD, to emphasize its intrinsic instability, and to make recommendations for treatment of this ...
Cascone Piero - - 2005
Pigmented villonodular synovitis (PVNS) is a relatively rare disease, affecting the synovial-lined joints. PVNS was first fully described by Jaffè in 1941, who considered it to be a benign inflammatory state of the synovium of an uncertain etiology. Reports of this disease in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) are extremely rare. ...
Rennie W J - - 2005
OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence and associated clinical symptoms of pes anserine bursitis in symptomatic adult knees. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A retrospective review was performed of the reports of 509 knee MRI studies obtained from July 1998 to June 2004 on 488 patients presenting to an orthopaedic clinic with knee ...
Shin Chris S - - 2005
This case report describes a teenage female, high-level modern dancer who suffered multiple left patellar dislocations. Her history is atypical in that after her fifth dislocation, her recovery was hindered secondary to persistent weakness and atrophy of her quadriceps out of proportion to disuse alone. Electrodiagnostic studies and magnetic resonance ...
Kerimo─člu Servet - - 2005
Plicae are synovial folds, classified according to their anatomical relationship to the patella. The medial patellar plica is normally asymptomatic, but it may cause symptoms when it becomes thickened and fibrotic. We describe three cases of bucket-handle tear of the medial patellar plica. They all suffered from anterior knee pain ...
Daniels John Spencer M - - 2005
Bifid condyle is a rare condition. Most initially reported cases were found in studies conducted on skeletal specimens. While increasing numbers are being reported on living persons, most of them are asymptomatic and have been found on routine dental radiographic examination for other dental complaints. Most of the cases of ...
Joseph George - - 2005
Superior dislocation of the patella is a rare diagnosis, which usually occurs after a trivial trauma. It usually requires manipulation with analgesics or may even need anaesthesia. We report a case of spontaneous reduction of the dislocation, which lead us to believe that this may be more common in the ...
Shafi Mohamed - - 2006
We report here an unusual case of medial meniscal hematoma of the knee joint. A review of the literature has revealed only one case that was previously reported. The authors present the successful decompression of the posterior horn of a medial meniscal hematoma through the direct posterior-posterior triangulation arthroscopic visualization ...
Doss Arockia - - 2005
Traumatic posterior dislocation of the sternoclavicular joint is an uncommon injury in children. It is not normally well seen on plain films. We report 2 cases where spiral computed tomography with intravenous contrast confirmed the clinical suspicion of sternoclavicular joint dislocation and also allowed assessment of the adjacent mediastinum for ...
Loonen Martijn P J - - 2005
Synovial chondromatosis of the wrist is rare. We report the case of a 35-year-old man with synovial chondromatosis of the left wrist with an 8-year follow-up. Frequent recurrences finally resulted in total wrist arthrodesis. A review of the literature produced 24 case reports of synovial chondromatosis of the wrist with ...
Xiang Sophia - - 2005
BACKGROUND: The authors review the literature regarding osteocartilaginous loose bodies (that is, secondary synovial chondrometaplasia or secondary synovial chondromatosis) in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), present a case report and stress the importance of early diagnosis. CASE DESCRIPTION: A 57-year-old woman was referred to an orthodontist with a chief complaint of ...
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