Auricular Hematomas

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Auricular Hematomas Steven K. Poon, MD, CAQSM Kimberly G. Harmon, MD BASICS ALERT Failure to diagnose and promptly treat this condition with evacuation of the hematoma may lead to permanent…

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Atlantoaxial Instability

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Atlantoaxial Instability Rebecca L. Carl, MD, MSCI BASICS DESCRIPTION Atlantoaxial instability (AAI) is the term for increased motion at the joint between the 1st and 2nd cervical vertebrae (the atlas…

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Athletic Heart Syndrome

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Athletic Heart Syndrome Evan D. Perez, MD Daniel Murphy, MD, FAAFP Justin M. Wright, MD, CAQSM BASICS DESCRIPTION A benign condition consisting of physiologic adaptations to increased cardiac workload. Primary…

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Anterior Metatarsalgia

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Anterior Metatarsalgia Dominic Jacobelli, MD Kenneth Bielak, MD, FACSM, FAAFP, CAQSM BASICS DESCRIPTION Pain in the plantar aspect of the metatarsal (MT) heads Metatarsalgia can be thought of as a…

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Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Ankylosing Spondylitis Scott Chandler, DO Kevin deWeber, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, RMSK BASICS DESCRIPTION Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory, autoimmune arthritis characterized by inflammatory back pain (IBP). It is…

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Anterior Interosseous Syndrome

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Anterior Interosseous Syndrome Jarrod Yamanaka, MD BASICS The anterior interosseous nerve (AIN) is a motor branch of the median nerve that innervates the pronator quadratus, flexor pollicis longus, and flexor…

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Ankle Sprains, Medial

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Ankle Sprains, Medial Daniel C. Herman, MD, PhD, FAAPMR, FACSM, CAQSM Giorgio A. Negron, MD BASICS DESCRIPTION Injury to the deltoid ligament complex of the medial ankle occurs when the…

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Ankle Sprains, Lateral

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Ankle Sprains, Lateral Christopher A. Gee, MD, MPH, FACEP, CAQSM BASICS DESCRIPTION Lateral ankle sprains are the most common injury sustained by athletes (1) and comprise approximately 14% of all…

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Ankle Impingement

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Ankle Impingement Marcia Faustin, MD, CAQSM BASICS DESCRIPTION Impingement is a clinical syndrome of end-range joint pain or restricted motion caused by direct abutment and/or compression of bone or soft…

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Anaphylaxis

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Anaphylaxis Kristina Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAP, CAQSM BASICS The causative agent in anaphylaxis remains unknown in up to 1/3 of cases. Food is the most common causative agent (about 1/3…

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