Category Archives: Orthopaedics

Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome results from increased pressure within an osseofascial space, leading to decreased perfusion pressure. If it is left untreated, muscle and nerve ischemia may progress to necrosis and fibrosis, causing Volkmann ischemiccontracture.Compartment syndrome is usually seen in hand and …

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How to do phalens test for carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is due to the compression of median nerve in the carpal tunnel at the wrist.It usually occurs in a middle aged female,hypothyroidism,diabetes etc.In Carpal tunnel syndrome there is paraesthesia of lateral 31/2 fingers.Phalens test is a provocative …

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Common test’s used in orthopaedics

Common tests used in orthopaedics, which checks for integrity of different joints , ligament injury , fractures , meniscal injury etc.

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Common named bone fractures and affected sites

Common named bone fractures and the sites on which they are described.Frequently asked topic for PG entrance exams.

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Different types of pelvis and associated conditions

Types of pelvis and associated disease conditions.

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Common Osteochonditis and their sites

Perthes disease – Femoral head Panners disease – Capitulum Keinbock disease – Lunate Osgood Shattler disease -Tibial tubercle Severs disease – Calcaneal tuberosity Kohlers disease – Navicular Freiberg’s disease – Metatarsal head Scheurmann’s disease – Ring epiphysis of vertebrae Calves …

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Bone lesions, the age group affected and their sites of origin

Knowing the age group in which bone lesions appear can be very crucial in the diagnosis of diseases concerned.The site of lesion is also important in diagnosing these diseases and determining appropriate treatment. Ewings sarcoma – 5 -15yrs Osteoid osteoma …

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