Preoperative Evaluation and Imaging

Sep 25, 2018 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on Preoperative Evaluation and Imaging

Preoperative Evaluation and Imaging RICHARD D. FERKEL GREGORY R. APPLEGATE The ankle and foot are complex structures composed of multiple joints and anatomic structures. Evaluation of the ankle and foot…

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Historical Developments

Sep 25, 2018 by in RHEUMATOLOGY Comments Off on Historical Developments

Historical Developments RICHARD D. FERKEL The term “arthroscopy” originated as a derivative of the Greek words “arthron,” meaning joint, and “skopein,” meaning to look at. Interest in exploring the interior…

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Musculoskeletal Neoplasms

Sep 22, 2018 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Musculoskeletal Neoplasms

Musculoskeletal Neoplasms Hillary W. Garner Jeffrey J. Peterson Thomas H. Berquist Mark J. Kransdorf ▪ BONE TUMORS/TUMORLIKE CONDITIONS: IMAGING APPROACHES KEY FACTS Imaging studies are essential for detecting, characterizing, and…

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Miscellaneous Conditions

Sep 22, 2018 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Miscellaneous Conditions

Miscellaneous Conditions Jeffrey J. Peterson Thomas H. Berquist ▪ BONE ISLANDS (ENOSTOSIS) KEY FACTS Bone islands are benign sclerotic areas in bone. They may be single or multiple. Bone islands…

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Metabolic Diseases

Sep 22, 2018 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Metabolic Diseases

Metabolic Diseases Jeffrey J. Peterson Thomas H. Berquist ▪ OSTEOPOROSIS: BASIC CONCEPTS KEY FACTS Osteoporosis is a reduction in bone mass. It is the most common clinical bone disease. Osteoporosis…

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Hand and Wrist

Sep 22, 2018 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Hand and Wrist

Hand and Wrist Jeffrey J. Peterson Thomas H. Berquist ▪ FRACTURES/DISLOCATIONS: DISTAL RADIUS/ULNAR FRACTURES—COLLES FRACTURE KEY FACTS Fractures of the distal radius are common. In elderly patients, osteopenia results in…

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Foot, Ankle, and Calf

Sep 22, 2018 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Foot, Ankle, and Calf

Foot, Ankle, and Calf Joseph M. Bestic Jeffrey J. Peterson Thomas H. Berquist ▪ FRACTURES/DISLOCATIONS: ANKLE FRACTURES—PEDIATRIC KEY FACTS Image features of ankle fractures depend on age (growth plate development),…

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Marrow Disorders

Sep 22, 2018 by in MUSCULOSKELETAL MEDICINE Comments Off on Marrow Disorders

Marrow Disorders Jeffrey J. Peterson Thomas H. Berquist ▪ NORMAL MARROW: BASIC CONCEPTS KEY FACTS Bone marrow consists of trabeculae (15%) and cellular constituents (85%) (erythrocytic, leukocytic, fat cells, and…

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