Kurtuluş Emrem

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The authors studied the plain radiographs and medical records of 5000 military recruits, mean age 19.1 years (range: 18 to 22), screened in a Turkish Military Hospital in the period November 2008-October 2009. They focused on the incidence of congenital lumbosacral malformations, such as spina bifida occulta and transitional vertebra, trying to find a(More)
Purpose. The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of lumbosacral transitional vertebra (LSTV) in a well-represented general population. Methods. For a retrospective cohort study, abdominal radiographs of adult subjects were queried with clear visibility of the vertebral body articulation of the last rib, all lumbar transverse processes, and(More)
The os trigonum is an inconsistently present accessory bone of the foot situated at the posterolateral aspect of the talus. It may be radiographically confused with fractures of the posterior process of the talus. Fracture of the os trigonum per se is extremely rare. Hyperplantarflexion of the ankle is the mechanism of injury in which the os trigonum is(More)
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