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This study retrospectively examines 186 patients treated for roller skating-related injuries. The average patient age was 25.3 years, with males comprising 44% and females 56% of the patients. Of the 202 injuries, there were 130 fractures and 72 soft tissue injuries. The majority of the injuries involved the wrist (47%), while the elbow ranked second (14%)(More)
The frequency of clinically evident genital infections with herpes simplex virus among students attending a large urban public university was studied. One-hundred ninety-eight students experienced 222 episodes of this disease over a one-year period. The mean age of the students, both undergraduate and graduate, with the diagnosis of genital herpes ranged(More)
Tonsillar tissue may be the primary site of infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV), the etiologic agent of classical infectious mononucleosis (IM). Therefore, a retrospective study of the association between tonsillectomy and IM was performed in a college student population. In the first part of the study, tonsillectomy rates were compared between 164(More)
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is noninvasive and provides images with higher soft tissue contrast than possible with any other imaging modality. Unlike CT which depicts anatomy in the axial plane, MRI is capable of producing images in thin cross sections acquired directly in any plane, usually axial, coronal or sagittal planes. The use of diagnostic MR(More)
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