Niels Søe Nielsen

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We present a prospective study of the diagnosis and clinical course of 60 patients with 57 pure hyperextension injuries to the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint of the long fingers (fingers 2-5) and seven injuries to the metacarpophalangeal (MP) joint of the thumb. Thirty four of the injuries (57%) were related to ball sports, and the ulnar fingers of(More)
A comparative investigation of 85 patients with unilateral primary breast cancer was performed to elucidate a possible correlation between the mammographic appearance of the cancer and the content of hormonal receptors (estrogen and progesterone). The mammographic appearance was divided into five types: (1) spiculated; (2) structural changes in the(More)
Utah mortality rates for cerebrovascular disease (ICD numbers 430--438) are 13% below U.S. rates. About 70% of Utahns are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, commonly called Mormons of LDS, which proscribes use of tobacco and alcohol. Other studies on this group have found significantly lower occurrence of many cancers and ischemic(More)
Carpal axial injuries are rare and devastating and can be difficult to classify because of various possible injury combinations. A 54-year-old man was involved in a road accident, resulting in serious injury to his dominant right wrist. An axial injury between the capitate and the hamate was combined with open perilunate dislocation and fracture, metacarpal(More)
A re-examination study was made of 18 cases of histologically verified adenosis tumour from 12 different hospitals in Denmark. Four mammographic appearances could be identified. No pathognomonic sign or appearance could be identified. The median age of the patients was 42 years. The mean diameter of the 'tumour' was 2.1 cm. The diagnostic problem of(More)
Winchester syndrome was first described in 1969 and since then nine patients have been reported in the literature. The syndrome is characterized by short stature, coarse face, corneal opacities, generalized osteolysis and progressive painful arthropathy with joint stiffness and contractures of distal phalanges in combination with skin changes. The etiology(More)
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