Egisto Federici

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Abstract Objective. The purpose of this study was to review the normal and sonographic (US) anatomy of the central aponeurosis of the rectus femoris muscle, describe the sonographic appearance of its tears and correlate it with the MR findings. Design and patients. The rectus femoris internal architecture was evaluated by cadaveric dissection. To correlate(More)
The aim of our study was to investigate the relationship between bone mineral density (BMD), vitamin D, and electrolyte blood values in patients with spina bifida, to find a possible therapeutic regimen and an intervention to reduce the risk of fractures in this population. BMD values were measured in 49 patients (32 females, 17 males; aged 14.1 ± 3.86(More)
The authors present a case of os hamuli proprium, a congenital anomaly of the hook of the hamate. A unilateral presentation of this anomaly is rare--this is the first to be reported in the literature. The lesion could easily be mistaken for a fracture of the hook of the hamate. Radiologists and orthopaedists should be aware of the possibility of such a(More)
A 53-year-old man known to have osteoarthritis of the left knee was examined because of a soft-tissue swelling overlying the pes anserinus tendon. Plain radiography and computed tomography revealed an expansile subchondral cyst of the proximal tibia. The cyst was multiloculated, had a sclerotic margin and an extraosseous soft-tissue component, and(More)
The authors, on the basis of a neuro-muscular and occlusal examination of the mandibular dysfunctional syndrome, take in account the malocclusions which may favour the uprisal of such a syndrome. The authors then describe their own therapeutic approach through the use of an occlusal splint which takes advantage of the periodontium started inhibitory(More)