Tamer Ahmed EL-Sobky

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Fungi are unusual causes of pedal osteomyelitis in children and adolescents. Eumycetoma is a chronic cutaneous and subcutaneous infection caused by various genera of fungi. A provisional diagnosis of foot mycetoma is made after clinical assessment. Radiologic-pathologic correlation is an essential supplement for the accurate diagnosis of osteoarticular(More)
BACKGROUND Valgus subtrochanteric osteotomy is the gold standard surgical treatment of developmental coxa vara. Nevertheless, there has been no consensus on the method of fixation and osteotomy details. In the literature, there are few reports on employing rigid internal fixation methods that preclude the need of postoperative immobilization. We present(More)
BACKGROUND Proteus syndrome is a rare developmental disorder of unknown aetiology. It is a disorder characterized by postnatal overgrowth affecting multiple tissues. Proteus syndrome is most frequently manifested in skeletal changes. As manifestations of Proteus syndrome are highly variable, and many are found in other overgrowth syndromes, and due to(More)
Hip dislocation is a common source of disability in cerebral palsy children. It has been remedied by various reconstructive procedures. This review aims at providing the best evidence for bony reconstructive procedures in cerebral palsy hip migration. The literature extraction process yielded 36 articles for inclusion in this review. There is fair evidence(More)
BACKGROUND Osteopetrosis is a rare hereditary metabolic bone disorder characterized by generalized skeletal sclerosis caused by a defect in bone resorption and remodelling. Infantile autosomal recessive osteopetrosis is one of three subtypes of osteopetrosis and the most severe form. The correct and early diagnosis of infantile osteopetrosis is important(More)
We read with enthusiasm the article entitled “Proximal femur prosthetic interposition arthroplasty for painful dislocated hips in children with cerebral palsy” by Silverio et al.1 We appreciate the authors for providing alternative hip salvage options for improving the quality of life of cerebral palsy (CP) children. We wish to provide another perspective(More)
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