Day: May 26, 2016

For Students / PG Aspirants From Dr. Tushar Mehta

Bulbocavernosus reflex

‪#‎orthopaedics‬ ‪#‎tusharmehta‬ Bulbocavernosus reflex The bulbocavernosus reflex (BCR) or “Osinski reflex” is a polysynaptic reflex that is useful in testing for spinal shock and gaining information about the state of spinal cord injuries (SCI). Bulbocavernosus is an older term for bulbospongiosus, thus this reflex may also be referred to as the bulbospongiosus reflex. The test […]

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Kienbock’s disease

    Kienbock’s disease   ( pressure / compression / crushing type of Osteochondritis of Lunate ) It is usually associated with Negative Ulnar Variance – leads to stretching of Ulnolunate ligament towards Lunate – increased density of Lunate on XRay – fragmentation – collapse – sclerosis Investigation of choice – MRI Treatment – Ulnar lengthening […]

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Kohler’s disease

Kohler’s disease – pressure / compression / crushing type of Osteochondrosis / epiphysitis / Osteochondritis – involves Navicular  

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Scheuermann’s Disease

      Scheuermann’s Disease – Idiopathic adolescent kyphosis / juvenile dorsal kyphosis – Osteochondritis of ring epiphysis of vertebral body ( due to defective endochondral ossification of vertebral end plates ) – second most common deformity after idiopathic Adoloscent scoliosis – most common form of fixed kyphosis – 12 to 17 year old age […]

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Osteochondritis / Osteochondrosis

‪#‎tusharmehta‬ ‪#‎orthopaedics‬ Osteochondritis / Osteochondrosis Pressure / Compression / Crushing type – Kienbock’s disease – Lunate Panner’s disease – Capitellum Freiberg’s disease – Metatarsal Head Kohler’s disease – Navicular Scheuermann’s Disease – Ring epiphysis of vertebral body Calves’ disease – central bony nucleus of vertebra Traction type – Osgood Schlatter’s Disease – tibial tuberosity Sever’s […]

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