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Triceps tendon rupture or avulsion is a rare tendon injury. The most common feature of injury is avulsion from osseous insertion on the olecranon. The diagnosis of acute triceps tendon rupture may be missed, and a missed diagnosis can result in prolonged disability and delayed operative management. In this article, we report 2 cases of neglected triceps(More)
Brodie abscess is a subacute localized osteomyelitis with a presenting report of intermittent pain of long duration. In this article, we report a case of talus Brodie abscess with tenosynovitis of posterior tibialis and long flexor tendons of the foot. We describe the radiologic and diagnostic features of this osteomyelitis and outline its management and(More)
A retrospective study was carried out utilizing the Records Department of the Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface General Hospital, and the Manitoba Cancer Treatment and Research Foundation. Seventeen cases of malignant lympho-epithelial lesion were found. The pathology of all cases was reviewed. There were 12 females and five males. Sixteen cases involved(More)
It has been established that different kinds of bacteria agents are involved in various cancers. Although the mechanism of tumorigenesis is not clearly understood, there is evidence for the presence of bacteria within tumors, with at least a progression effect for some bacteria that prepare suitable microenvironments for tumor cell growth. The aim of(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the cardiopulmonary effects of 2 sedation regimens during treatment: (1) oral meperidine and hydroxyzine with nitrous oxide (N2O); and (2) oral diazepam and hydroxyzine, submucosal meperidine, and N2O. Nitrous oxide was tapered to oxygen (O2) only 10 minutes following submucosal meperidine administration. (More)
BACKGROUND Orthotic interventions for knee osteoarthritis (OA) aim to reduce mechanical loading on the medial compartment of the knee and may lessen the lateral trunk lean as the most important compensatory gait strategy. The lateral wedge insole is a known orthotic intervention for knee OA. However, the question whether the addition of a subtalar strap to(More)
AIMS This study was designed to investigate if folate treatment is able to reverse the phenytoin-induced deficiency of salivary immunoglobulin A (IgA). METHODS AND MATERIAL Twenty-five epileptic patients who had been under phenytoin therapy for at least the last 6 months were randomly selected and subjected to folic acid supplementation, 1 mg/day. The(More)
To our knowledge, distant spread of infection in anaerobic osteomyelitis has not been described before. In this article, we report a case of anaerobic osteomyelitis of femur with fulminant spread of infection to the abdomen in a 17-year-old boy with no predisposing medical factors and minimal bone involvement.
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