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Prolonged vibration is known to alter muscle performance. Attenuation of Ia afferent efficacy is the main mechanism suggested. However, changes in motor cortex excitability could also be hypothesized. The purpose of the present study was therefore to analyze the acute and outlasting effects of 1 h of Achilles tendon vibration (frequency, 50 Hz) on the(More)
Neonatal compartment syndrome is rare, and the diagnosis is often missed or delayed because other ischemic diseases can mimic clinical signs observed on the skin. A premature newborn infant presented with skin lesions during the first hours of life that were recognized as the sentinel finding in compartment syndrome of the newborn. We restored normal(More)
Osteochondritis dissecans is a rare cause of painful knees in children. Only 10 cases of lateral tibial condyle involvement have been reported in the literature. Congenital agenesis of both cruciate ligaments has been described even less, and its prevalence is unknown. The authors report an atypical association of osteochondritis dissecans of the tibia with(More)
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