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OBJECTIVES To clarify whether sonography or electrophysiologic testing is a better predictor of symptom severity and functional status in carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to assess the diagnostic value of sonography in patients with idiopathic CTS. DESIGN Cross-sectional. SETTING University hospital physical medicine and rehabilitation clinic. (More)
BACKGROUND Psoriasis is a common dermatological disease with erythematous plaques where articular and extra articular findings (tenosynovitis and enthesitis) may well accompany. The aim of this current study was to evaluate the Achilles' tendon of psoriasis patients with ultrasonography. METHODS The study comprised 30 psoriasis patients and 20 healthy(More)
In this case report, we rendered a 22 year old woman with the diagnosis of neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. We have evaluated her symptoms of palpitation with Holter monitorization during Roos test before and after surgery where transaxillary first rib resection and scalenectomy were performed. Postoperatively she improved and the tachycardia resolved.(More)
OBJECTIVES Patients with thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) complain of many subjective symptoms that are difficult to measure and quantify. In this study we have tried to assess the weakness (muscle strength) and fatigue (endurance) of these patients with an objective measurement method, isokinetic muscle testing. METHODS Twenty three TOS patients and 15 age(More)
Reported here is a 22-year-old young man with the diagnosis of thoracic outlet syndrome, Paget-Schroetter syndrome (effort-related thrombosis of the subclavian vein) and an aberrant right subclavian artery. The symptomatology and the diagnosis pertaining to these pathologies are discussed in light of the relevant literature.
AIM To explore the relationship among clinical, radiological and ultrasonographical findings in knee osteoarthritis (OA). METHOD Sixty-one patients (122 knees) with knee OA were enrolled. Patients' knees were classified into two groups according to symptom severity. Group I consisted of 61 more symptomatic knees and Group II comprised 61 less symptomatic(More)