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We report on 14 patients with tuberculosis of the spine treated by operation. All had disease of three or more vertebrae with involvement of both the anterior and posterior columns and a progressive kyphotic deformity in spite of conservative treatment. We consider such spines to be 'unstable' and have found that anterior as well as posterior fusion with(More)
Two case reports are presented of Lisfranc fractures. There have been many incidents of missed injury in the past and the radiographs are reproduced here together with the important radiographic features. Early diagnosis and orthopaedic referral are necessary because operative treatment is often required.
Objective: To determine the sensitivity and specificity of PCR in early diagnosis of genitourinary tuberculosis when compared with urine culture for detection of genitourinary tuberculosis. Patient and methods: This observational cross-section study was conducted from December 2011 to May 2012 at Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore in the in the Department of(More)
A pilonidal sinus developed in the superio-medial aspect of the thigh of an above-knee amputee. This is an unusual site for the condition to develop. We suggest that the same aetiological factors that were responsible for the "Jeep Bottom" of World War II were also responsible for this problem in the amputation stump of a Falklands campaign casualty.
We report a short case series of 5 servicemen who had sustained closed clavicular fractures, 4 of whom presented to our clinic with a painful non-union, and 1 required primary fixation for tenting of the skin. Our treatment consisted of open reduction and internal fixation of these non-unions. This resulted in all these men returning to duties with painfree(More)
1596 Background: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is the preferred imaging modality for screening and diagnosis of breast cancer in BRCA-1and BRCA-2 mutation carriers. However, there is limited data on the radiographic features of BRCA1/2-positive breast cancers on MRI. This study evaluates the MRI characteristics of BRCA1/2 -related breast cancers. (More)
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