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PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Osteomyelitis is rarely observed in the calcaneus; about 3 to 10% of the bone infections in children. The diagnosis is often established late because of the less pronounced symptoms in long-bone localizations. We report a series of 26 cases of osteomyelitis of the calcaneus observed in children. MATERIAL AND METHODS We studied the(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Knee flexion contracture due to quadriceps paralysis is a major handicap in poliomyelitis patients. The patient has to stabilize the knee with the ipsilateral hand to achieve weight bearing and the deformed knee precludes use of orthopedic devices. Extension can be achieved with supracondylar femoral osteotomy if the knee flexion(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Osteomyelitis of the neck of the femur is uncommon, often with a misleading clinical presentation. We report a series of 28 cases of osteomyelitis of the femoral neck to illustrate the particular clinical and imaging findings related to this localization. MATERIAL AND METHODS This was a series of 28 children treated in our unit from(More)
We report a case of bilateral congenital dislocation of the radial head discovered at the time of a fracture of the ulna. The dislocation was missed initially and when considered as part of the Monteggia fracture, raised a problem concerning the therapeutic approach. The purpose of this report is the emphasize the importance of careful physical examination(More)
Réduction de la luxation de la tête radiale dans le cadre de la maladie exostosante: à propos d'un cas Abstract La luxation de la tête radiale dans le cadre de la maladie exostosante constitue une complication de déséquilibre de croissance des deux os de l'avant bras secondaire à une exostose distale de l'ulna. Le traitement est difficile et controversé par(More)
Giant cell reparative granuloma (GCRG) is a rare, benign intra osseous lytic lesion occurring especially in gnathis bone but also seen in feet and hands. It has similar clinical and radiological presentations than giant cell tumor, chondroblastoma, aneurysmal bone cyst, and hyperparathyroidism brown tumors but with specific histological findings We report a(More)
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY Acute osteomyelitis of the rim of the obturator foramen is rarely reported. The clinical presentation is atypical, making diagnosis a difficult task. We report a series of seven cases of osteomyelitis of the obturator rim which illustrate the different features of this localization. MATERIAL AND METHODS The series included seven boys(More)
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