M H Matthewson

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Twenty patients with an average age of eighteen and a half years sustained osteochondral fractures of the lateral femoral condyle as the result of a sudden twist and valgus strain to the straight or almost straight knee. All the patients felt sudden pain at the moment of injury, all had a haemarthrosis, and yet the fracture escaped early diagnosis in(More)
The histopathological appearances of the tendon sheath and synovium from 23 patients treated surgically for de Quervain's disease are described and compared with 24 controls. The condition was not characterized by inflammation, but by thickening of the tendon sheath and most notably by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharide, an indicator of myxoid(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the effect of magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of the wrist on clinicians' diagnoses, diagnostic certainty, and patient care. MATERIALS AND METHODS A controlled observational study was performed. Referring clinicians completed questionnaires about diagnosis and intended management before and after wrist MR imaging. One hundred eighteen(More)
A case of median nerve compression within the carpal tunnel, secondary to hypoplasia of the carpal scaphoid and dysplasia of the distal radius, is described in a 15-year-old boy with Spondylo-epiphyseal dysplasia tarda. Hypoplastic carpal bones and a dysplastic distal radius may be a feature of Spondylo-epiphyseal dysplasias, but carpal tunnel syndrome has(More)
The results of treatment using the Herbert screw in 50 consecutive patients with delayed or established non-union of the scaphoid are reported. 14% of these fractures failed to unite after operation and a further 20% required prolonged protection, uniting within six months. There were significant technical problems in 28% of operations. A bone graft was(More)
A case of habitual anterior subluxation of the ulna at the inferior radio-ulnar joint is reported. The subluxation presented with signs and symptoms of both ulnar amd median neuritis. There was no past history of trauma. Baldwin's procedure was carried out, stabilising the distal radio-ulnar joint and relieving all symptoms of nerve compression. The use of(More)
Hand injuries are a common consequence of playing rugby. A prospective study of all rugby injuries referred to a hand clinic over the course of one season was carried out. 72 patients with such injuries were seen. There were 46 fractures and 26 soft tissue injuries. A substantial number were caused deliberately by opponents. One-third of the injuries were(More)
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