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Cyclops Lesion

‪#‎update‬ ‪#‎orthopaedics‬   Cyclops Lesion     The Cyclops Lesion, also known as localised anterior arthrofibrosis, is a painful anterior knee mass that arise as a complication of anterior cruciate…

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Pearl

Pearl : The surgical importance of the brachialis lies in its nerve supply. The lateral part of the muscle is supplied by the radial nerve, and the medial part is…

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Osteoarthritis : What to do !

If you have osteoarthritis of the knee, you can take advantage of a wide range of treatment options. The effectiveness of different treatments varies from person to person. The choice of…

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GOUT : Facts to Know !

FACTS ABOUT GOUT :: Gout can develop when your body produces too much uric acid or when it does not eliminate enough of it. When the levels of uric acid…

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Spina Ventosa

Spina ventosa ("wind-filled sail") refers to the end-stage radiographic appearance of tuberculosis dactylitis: Cystic expansion of the short tubular bones with bone destruction.  Tuberculous dactylitis is the painless tuberculous involvement…

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Periphery of Physis

Groove of Ranvier :   Supplies chondrocytes to the periphery for lateral growth ( width ). Circumferential growth occurs in this zone.   Perichondrial Ring of LaCroix :  Dense fibrous…

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Toddler’s Fracture

Toddler's Fracture Orthopaedic Update :: Toddler's Fracture - External Rotation of the foot with the knee in fixed position , producing a spiral fracture of the tibia with or without…

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Doctors or Dacoits !

  Before you visit a new doctor, it may be a good idea to check where he got his medical degree and whether he was part of the college's 'management…

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Blood supply of Head of Femur

head of femur Blood supply to the head of the femur 4 groups of arteries : Extra-capsular arterial ring Trochanteric anastomosis Major contributions posteriorly from the horizontal branch of the…

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NPWT

Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a therapeutic technique using a vacuum dressing to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds and enhance healing of first and second degree burns. The…

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