Sunil M. Shahane

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An unusual case of total spondyloptosis of the cervical spine at the C6-7 level with late-onset cord compression is described in an 8-year-old girl. The patient was treated by anterior decompression and in situ fusion as it was thought hazardous to try an anatomical reduction. The patient's excellent neurological recovery postoperatively strongly supports(More)
INTRODUCTION Palmaris longus and flexor digitorum superficialis of the little finger are highly variable anatomically. The tendons vary in different parts of the globe and different regions of the same country. Many studies have negated an association between the tendons. However, most of the studies have a sample size of less than 500 subjects. AIMS AND(More)
PURPOSE To assess mid-term outcome of screw and wire fixation for Lisfranc fracture dislocations to determine the risk factors of post-traumatic arthritis. METHODS 15 men and 4 women aged 21 to 58 (mean, 41) years with Lisfranc fractures underwent open/ closed reduction and internal fixation (using screw and wire). Fractures were classified as homolateral(More)
INTRODUCTION Bilateral Flexion Deformity commonly results secondary to cerebral palsy, poliomyelitis, haemophilia etc. It is accompanied by valgus deformity and external rotation at knee in long standing cases secondary to the contracture of the iliotibial tract. Flexion deformity at knees is an impediment to the normal ambulation and is difficult to(More)
Despite the eradication of smallpox from the world in 1980 the osteo-articular sequelae of smallpox are still occasionally noticed in previously endemic areas. The sequelae of osteomyelitis variolosa may raise a diagnostic challenge to the untrained eyes of the surgeon. We present a case of "osteomyelitis variolosa" in a 70 years old patient. The patient(More)
INTRODUCTION Median nerve entrapment in the cases of posterior dislocation of elbow is a rare entity. The diagnosis is usually delayed. We describe here a case of median nerve entrapment in the posteromedial dislocation of elbow in a 10-year-old male child and the role of ultrasonography (USG) in localizing the median nerve in the elbow. The nerve release(More)
Apophyseal avulsion injuries are peculiar injuries seen in the adolescent age group. They are caused by sudden contraction of a muscle attached to the epiphysis and a cause of pain and concern in patient and relatives. Apophyseal injuries of the pelvis and proximal femur are uncommon. We report a case of a 15 year old boy who presented to us with groin pain(More)
INTRODUCTION Chronic tophaceous gout classically occurs after 10 years or more of recurrent polyarticular gout. However, tophi can also occur as first sign of the disorder. CASE REPORT We report the case of a 60 year female with tophaceous involvement of the pubis bone which is an unusual location for this type of pathology without any prior manifestation(More)
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