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PURPOSE OF THE STUDY We present our experience with a rare localization of tuberculosis, the wrist, focusing on symptoms and outcome after treatment. MATERIAL AND METHODS Our series included eleven patients, eight men and three women, mean age 42 Years, who presented tuberculosis of the wrist. Tuberculosis was known in four patients who were being treated(More)
Myositis ossificans circumscripta (MOC) is a benign condition of non-neoplastic heterotopic bone formation in the muscle or soft tissue. Trauma plays a role in the development of MOC, thus, non-traumatic MOC is very rare. Although MOC may occur anywhere in the body, the lesions are localized predominantly in the high-risk sites of injury, such as the thigh,(More)
BACKGROUND The purpose of this study is to determine if giant size is of bad prognosis in deep lipomas of the upper extremity. PATIENTS AND METHODS We report a retrospective study of 13 patients with deep-seated lipomas of the upper extremity treated during the period from April 1997 to April 2008. We evaluated the clinical and radiological(More)
Fifty two cases of transverse and T fractures associated with a posterior wall fracture of the acetabulum were followed after conservative and surgical treatment. The mean follow-up was 3.5 years. There was marked displacement in 71% of cases, and a transverse fracture of the acetabular roof in 48% of case. There was no joint congruence in 50% of cases. The(More)
We describe a case of traumatic obturator hip dislocation in an adult. Closed reduction was done under general anesthesia. Post-reduction radiographs showed concentric and congruent reduction of the right hip. Traction was applied for three weeks followed by progressive mobilization and loading. Follow up for two years after the injury showed that the(More)
which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. The authors report the case of a giant cell tumor grade 1 of the proximal femur, diagnosed in a young patient of 18 years. The diagnosis was suspected on a standard x-ray complemented by MRI, it was confirmed on histological(More)