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Aspergillosis involving either the vertebral body or the intervertebral disc is a rare cause of osteomyelitis of the spine. The following is a report of five cases of Aspergillus fumigatus infection of the spine treated successfully with amphotericin B and 5-flucytosine. In three patients, the diagnosis was established at closed-needle biopsy; two patients… (More)
It has been stated, but not reported, that compartment syndrome can occur in a transferred muscle (Bostwick, 1979). We report this unusual complication in two consecutive cases in which a latissimus dorsi muscle transfer had been done.
A newborn baby with a severe congenital constriction band associated with pseudarthrosis and impending gangrene of the foot is described. Early one-stage circumferential excision of the band with immediate wound closure by multiple Z-plasties salvaged the compromised foot. The pseudarthrosis indicated the severely compressive nature of the fibrous band. The… (More)
Dislocations involving both proximal and distal interphalangeal joints in only one finger are rare. Two such cases are presented; the one was treated conservatively and the other surgically. Early reduction is mandatory for a good functional hand.