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Blomstrand osteochondrodysplasia (BOCD) is a rare, autosomal recessive, lethal skeletal dysplasia characterized by generalized osteosclerosis and advanced skeletal maturation. The histopathological characteristics of three novel cases (two isolated cases and a sib-pair) of BOCD are presented and correlated with the clinical and radiographical findings, and… (More)
A case of severe lesion of the hand is reported in which the circulation of the thumb was restored by using a vein graft. The operative procedure and postoperative management are described. The periods of arterial insufficiency in the thumb, likely due to spasms, are discussed.
A new case of isolated paralysis of the anterior interosseous nerve of a 24-year-old man is described. It is thought that this was caused by a fall on the left arm. This paralysis has a typical clinical picture with a characteristic disturbance of the pinch grip. The patient recovered spontaneously. A review of the findings previously reported in the… (More)
A patient is presented with complaints of a hypermobile right ear due to agenesis of the superior and posterior auricularis muscles and a thin concha cartilage. Suturing the concha cartilage to the mastoid bone and temporal fascia gave sufficient support of the external ear without creating a gross difference in appearance of both ears.
In order to investigate the feasibility of a DEXA scan in predicting the long-term force transmission through the wrist a study on 18 cadaver wrists was conducted. The results of the X-rays and the DEXA scans were compared to establish a bone mineral density pattern in normal and pathologically altered wrists. According to our results a DEXA scan is able to… (More)