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Bacterial epidural abscess formation of cervical spine was rarely seen and all these cases were associated with osteomyelitis of the odontoid process. To the author's knowledge, only 1 case of septic arthritis of the C1-C2 lateral facet joint has been reported in the English literature. A 76-year-old woman presented with progressive neck pain and stiffness(More)
STUDY DESIGN A case of acute low back pain caused by pseudogout attack of the lumbar facet joint is reported. OBJECTIVE To report a new cause of acute low back pain previously unreported in the literature. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA There have been some reports of lumbar spinal stenosis caused by calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition.(More)
Calcaneal avulsion fractures are not uncommon, and they are probably more likely in patients with osteoporosis. Closed manipulation for this type of fracture often fails to achieve acceptable reduction, and open reduction and internal fixation are usually required. However, open reduction and internal fixation with either a lag screw or Steinmann pins do(More)
We report a case of a young athlete with a symptomatic anomaly of the medial meniscus. An anomalous portion in conjunction with the anterior horn of the medial meniscus extended to the intercondylar notch of the femur through the surface of the anterior cruciate ligament. This anomalous band was arthroscopically resected and the symptoms completely(More)
UNLABELLED A 60-year-old woman presented to our institution with a 2-month history of swelling and unrelieved pain on walking, localized to the right hallux. Magnetic resonance image scans revealed a multinodular soft tissue mass with low signal intensity on both T1- and T2-weighted images. Microscopic examination of a specimen procured using fine-needle(More)