Freih Odeh Abu Hassan

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Tuberculous dactylitis is an uncommon condition which is particularly difficult to differentiate from other lesions, particularly tumors. We report the case of a 56-year-old, healthy, left-handed person who consulted for progressive painful swelling of 8-month duration in the right thumb, which had developed after direct trauma. The plain radiograph of the(More)
No published studies have addressed the role of hand dominance in various types of forearm fractures. The present study aims to investigate the effects of the dominant hand and gender in forearm fractures in children and adolescents. In a prospective study, 181 children aged 2-15 years presenting with unilateral forearm fracture were examined over a 6-year(More)
A case of non-tropical pyomyositis in a healthy, adolescent, 13-year-old boy, affecting the paraspinal muscles is presented. Computerised axial tomography scan (CT scan) of the spine provided valuable information on the nature, extent of the disease and helped to plan successful surgical management. None of the reported cases of such severity of paraspinal(More)
BACKGROUND Neglected idiopathic clubfoot deformities, and severe recurrent deformity after previous surgery presents technical difficulties for correction and challenges for surgeons to achieve primary skin closure. METHODS Between 2000 and 2006, 18 children (30 feet), had complete subtalar release (CSTR) for failed previous surgery in 28 feet and severe(More)
INTRODUCTION The failure of conservative treatment of chronic heel pain might cause prolonged disability from continued discomfort and pain, which mandates a further treatment modality. AIM OF STUDY The presentation of the results of percutaneous fenestration of the anteromedial aspect of the calcaneus for symptomatic relief of resistant heel pain(More)
A prospective analysis of the views of 160 parents of children with diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip and treated by the Pavlik harness over 3.5 years to assess parents' compliance. A compliance assessment was carried out by taking into consideration the various factors that may contribute to parental concerns during treatment with a standard(More)
Palmar dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint is a rare injury, irreducible type being the usual pattern, and the treatment of choice is by surgery. We report a case of a complete palmar dislocation of the proximal interphalangeal joint (PIPJ) of the little finger occurring in a 40-year-old male. There is no mention in literature about(More)
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