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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28081518/development-of-a-biometric-method-to-estimate-age-on-hand-radiographs
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Floriane Remy, Gabriela Hossu, Romain Cendre, Emilien Micard, Laurence Mainard-Simard, Jacques Felblinger, Laurent Martrille, Loïc Lalys
Age estimation of living individuals aged less than 13, 18 or 21 years, which are some relevant legal ages in most European countries, is currently problematic in the forensic context. Thus, numerous methods are available for legal authorities, although their efficiency can be discussed. For those reasons, we aimed to propose a new method, based on the biometric analysis of hand bones. 451 hand radiographs of French individuals under the age of 21 were retrospectively analyzed. This total sample was divided into three subgroups bounded by the relevant legal ages previously mentioned: 0-13, 13-18 and 18-21 years...
December 23, 2016: Forensic Science International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28080922/solitary-osteochondroma-of-the-distal-third-metacarpal-bone-in-a-two-year-old-white-rhinoceros-ceratotherium-simum
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Yolandi Smit, Johan Steyl, Johan Marais
A privately owned, 2-yr-old, 600-kg, intact male white rhinoceros presented with a progressive lameness of the left front limb of 8-mo duration with a focal swelling situated over the dorsoproximal aspect of third metacarpophalangeal joint. Radiographs of the affected limb showed a 28 mm × 26 mm exostosis at the dorsodistal third metacarpal bone. Surgical removal of the exostosis was performed and histopathologic examination confirmed a solitary osteochondroma. A follow-up examination 1 yr after surgical removal revealed total abolishment of the left front limb lameness...
December 2016: Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine: Official Publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28072741/daughter-and-mother-diagnosed-with-hereditary-multiple-exostoses-a-case-report-and-a-review-of-the-literature
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Cristina Oana Mărginean, Lorena Elena Meliţ, Maria Oana Mărginean
INTRODUCTION: Hereditary multiple exostoses (HME) or osteochondromatosis is a rare autosomal dominant disease characterized by multiple osteochondromas and skeletal deformities. PATIENT CONCERNS & DIAGNOSES: We present the case of a 5 years and 9 month-old patient who presented with inferior limb pain for approximately 6 months, associating also deformity of the right index finger for a month. Hand X-ray revealed a radiologic abnormality of the right radius, therefore the child was referred to our clinic for further investigations...
January 2017: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28071198/fracture-of-the-index-metacarpal-after-tightrope-suspension-for-carpometacarpal-instability-of-the-thumb
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S Mufty, S J Peters
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November 2016: Journal of Hand Surgery, European Volume
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28061837/metacarpal-bone-loss-in-patients-with-rheumatoid-arthritis-estimated-by-a-new-digital-x-ray-radiogrammetry-method-initial-results
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Alexander Pfeil, Hans Henrik Thodberg, Diane M Renz, Lisa Reinhardt, Peter Oelzner, Gunter Wolf, Joachim Böttcher
BACKGROUND: The Digital X-ray Radiogrammetry (DXR) method measures the cortical bone thickness in the shafts of the metacarpals and has demonstrated its relevance in the assessment of hand bone loss caused by rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The aim of this study was to validate a novel approach of the DXR method in comparison with the original version considering patients with RA. METHOD: The study includes 49 patients with verified RA. The new version is an extension of the BoneXpert method commonly used in pediatrics which has these characteristics: (1) It introduces a new technique to analyze the images which automatically validates the results for most images, and (2) it defines the measurement region relative to the ends of the metacarpals...
January 6, 2017: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052834/efficacy-of-dorsoradial-capsulodesis-for-trapeziometacarpal-joint-instability-a%C3%A2-cadaver-study
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Brian A Chenoweth, Gavin D O'Mahony, Casey Fitzgerald, Julie A Stoner, Daniel L O'Donoghue, Ghazi M Rayan
PURPOSE: To test the biomechanical properties of the dorsoradial capsulodesis procedure. METHODS: Six cadaveric hands were used. After exposing the trapeziometacarpal (TMC) joint, we placed Kirschner wires in the distal radius and thumb metacarpal. The rotation shear test was then performed to test the joint axial laxity, and angular measurements using Kirschner wires as reference points were documented. The dorsoradial (DR) ligament and capsule were released, followed by the intermetacarpal (IM) ligament; angular measurements were obtained...
January 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28052826/a-systematic-review-and-comparison-of-outcomes-following-simple-syndactyly-reconstruction-with-skin-grafts-or-a-dorsal-metacarpal-advancement-flap
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Matthew A Sullivan, Joshua M Adkinson
PURPOSE: Many techniques exist for simple syndactyly reconstruction. The most commonly used techniques involve either skin grafts or a dorsal metacarpal advancement flap. Our aim was to review and compare the outcomes of these 2 techniques systematically. METHODS: We reviewed articles from PubMed, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Google Scholar published between January 1966 and January 2016. We identified studies that reported outcomes after reconstruction of simple syndactyly using skin grafts and those using only a dorsal metacarpal advancement flap...
January 2017: Journal of Hand Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28050548/monostotic-fibrous-dysplasia-of-the-metacarpal-a-case-report
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Kátia Tôrres Batista, Hugo José de Araújo, Ulises Prieto Y Schwartzman
Fibrous dysplasia is a bone disease characterized by abnormal differentiation of fibrous tissue in the bones; it is often asymptomatic. It may affect one bone (monostotic) or several bones (polyostotic). The monostotic form primarily affects the ribs, but hardly ever affects the hand. It is important to make the differential diagnosis with malignant bone tumors. This article describes the treatment and outcome of a rare case of a patient admitted with a history of tumor growth in the right hand, diagnosed as fibrous dysplasia of the right second metacarpal...
November 2016: Revista Brasileira de Ortopedia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28027385/a-novel-screening-technique-for-ulnar-sided-carpometacarpal-dislocations
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Vishnu C Potini, Peter D Gibson, Kaicheng Wu, Kang Li, Virak Tan
Diagnosing ulnar-sided carpometacarpal joint dislocation is difficult, and more than half of injuries are missed on initial examination. The authors hypothesized that measuring the angle between the capitate and the metacarpals (capitate-metacarpal angle) on a plain radiograph would provide a simple, reliable tool to aid in the diagnosis of ulnar-sided carpometacarpal dislocation. This study retrospectively reviewed patients who underwent surgery for ulnar-sided carpometacarpal dislocation (study group). Two authors identified the contour of the capitate and the second, fourth, and fifth metacarpals on plain radiographs...
December 27, 2016: Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28018082/ceramic-trapezio-metacarpal-arthroplasty-probably-half-is-better-than-full
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Rajesh Malhotra, Bhavuk Garg
Trapezio-metacarpal arthroplasty is one of the several treatment options available for painful first carpo-metacarpal (CMC) osteoarthritis of hand. In India, we have only Moje ceramic implants available for CMC arthroplasty. Although the literature cites high frequency of loosening and failure with use of Moje ceramic prostheses, all these studies describe results with total carpometacarpal arthroplasty. We expected that hemi-arthroplasty alone, by virtue of trapezium preservation leading to optimal capsular and ligament tensioning will provide good outcome...
October 2016: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002343/florid-reactive-periostitis-in-the-fifth-phalange-of-a-professional-boxer-a-case-report
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Yuji Tomori, Ryuji Ohashi, Zenya Naito, Mitsuhiko Nanno, Shinro Takai
RATIONALE: Florid reactive periostitis is a rare, benign bone and chondrogenic lesion that develops most frequently in the phalanges of the hands. Although the definitive cause of florid reactive periostitis is unknown, the major inciting factor is generally considered to be trauma, including repetitive minor trauma. PATIENT CONCERNS: We present a case of florid reactive periostitis affecting two contiguous phalangeal bones of the left fifth phalange of a 23-year-old male professional boxer...
December 2016: Medicine (Baltimore)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27999459/the-use-of-minilocked-plate-for-management-of-unstable-metacarpal-fractures
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Ahmed Mohammed Al-Madawy, Mohamed Mahmoud Abou Elatta, Mostafa Mahmoud Hasanin, Ashraf Abd El-Kader Al-Nahal
Objective This study aims to evaluate the use of minilocked plates in the treatment of the metacarpal fractures. Method A total of 30 patients of metacarpal fractures were treated by minilocked plates. Results Union was achieved in all patients. There were 27 (90%) patients having satisfactory results (excellent and good results) and 3 patients (10%) had poor results. Conclusion The use of minilocked plate is recommended for fixation of periarticular, comminuted, and osteoporotic metacarpal fractures that offer rigid fixation early mobilization, decreases the incidence of joints stiffness, and tendon adherence which maximized the hand function...
December 2016: Journal of Hand and Microsurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27999455/intramedullary-fixation-of-metacarpal-fractures-using-headless-compression-screws
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Daniel G Tobert, Melissa Klausmeyer, Chaitanya S Mudgal
Introduction The purpose of this study is to examine the clinical results of retrograde intramedullary headless screw (IMHS) fixation for metacarpal fractures. Methods A retrospective review was performed on 16 patients with 18 metacarpal fractures who underwent IMHS fixation at a single institution. The average age was 32 years. The indications for surgery included rotational malalignment (five patients), multiple metacarpal fractures (five patients), angular deformity (four patients), and shortening greater than 5 mm (two patients)...
December 2016: Journal of Hand and Microsurgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27974942/osteosynthesis-using-plates-and-screws-after-removing-a-limited-area-of-the-periosteum-in-order-to-reduce-misclassified-during-radiological-assessment-metacarpal-shaft-fractures
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Neagu Tp, Popescu Sa, Cobilinschi C, Tincu R, Tiglis M, Lascar I
Hand fractures are one of the most common causes for presenting to the emergency room. Metacarpal fractures count about 18 to 44% of all hand fractures, and are most often standalone closed injuries, without misplacement, not needing operative treatment. We present a case in which osteosynthesis with plates and screws was used to reduce two metacarpal fractures in order to allow an early motion recovery, despite the fact that a small portion of the periosteum needed to be removed. The type of fractures were misclassified according to the radiological findings, therefore the correct diagnosis was established during surgery...
July 2016: Journal of Medicine and Life
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27968844/evaluation-of-absorbable-composite-polylactide-hydroxyapatite-bone-fixation-devices-a-cohort-study
#15
Jianxun Ding, Xiuli Zhuang, Xuesi Chen
BACKGROUND: At present, most bone fixation devices are made of metal, and are applied to prevent the postoperative dislocation of bone fragments. The major issues with such metal bone fixation devices are the necessity for secondary surgery to remove the devices, stress shielding of bone, stimulation and erosion of bone and soft tissue, and limited biocompatibility. To mitigate these problems, we aimed to assess use of a flexible absorbable polymer bone fixation devices. These devices were certified for use in China in September, 2015...
October 2016: Lancet
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27937056/scintigraphy-for-detecting-tumour-necrosis-factor-%C3%AE-on-the-skin-of-patients-with-psoriatic-arthritis
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Sal de Souza, V Nentzinsky, Ccm do Carmo, L Roimicher, Lmb da Fonseca, B Gutfilen
OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the use of scintigraphy and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in identifying the presence and amount of tumour necrosis factor-α (TNF-α) in the joint or skin of patients with psoriatic arthritis, to guide the course of treatment more efficiently. METHOD: We compared the results of scintigraphy and MRI in two patients with psoriatic arthritis who underwent technetium-99m ((99m)Tc)-anti-TNF-α scintigraphy, and MRI 5 days later. RESULTS: Greater uptake of (99m)Tc-anti-TNF-α was observed in the left wrist and right second metacarpal in patient 1, and in the left ulnocarpal joint and distal interphalangeal joint of the left first metacarpal in patient 2...
December 12, 2016: Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27924250/first-carpo-metacarpal-joint-arthritis-interpositional-arthroplasty-using-trapezium
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Chirag Kapoor, Ankur Kansagra, Maulik Jhaveri, Aditya Merh, Paresh Golwala
Thumb pain secondary to arthritis at the basal joint of the thumb is a common condition, especially in women, and can be quite disabling. An accurate diagnosis can be readily made from the history and examination. Reconstructive procedures for each stage of the disease are aimed at relieving pain and restoring thumb motion and strength. There are a number of methods available to treat this condition both conservatively and surgically with variable success rates. We present a case of a middle-aged female with first carpo-metacarpal (CMC) joint arthritis in whom we have tried a new technique in which the trapezium is excised, crushed, put in a sponge covering and then inserted back in the void created after excision...
November 3, 2016: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27919024/trigger-points-are-associated-with-widespread-pressure-pain-sensitivity-in-people-with-tension-type-headache
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María Palacios-Ceña, Kelun Wang, Matteo Castaldo, Amparo Guillem-Mesado, Carlos Ordás-Bandera, Lars Arendt-Nielsen, César Fernández-de-Las-Peñas
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the association between trigger points (TrPs) and widespread pressure pain sensitivity in people with tension-type headache (TTH) and to determine if this association is different between frequent episodic (FETTH) or chronic (CTTH) headache. DESIGN: A cross-sectional study. METHODS: One hundred and fifty-seven individuals (29% male) with TTH participated. Clinical features of headache, i.e., intensity, duration, and frequency, were recorded in a headache diary...
November 14, 2016: Cephalalgia: An International Journal of Headache
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27909133/the-use-of-the-distal-radius-and-ulna-classification-for-the-prediction-of-growth-peak-growth-spurt-and-growth-cessation
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J P Y Cheung, P W H Cheung, D Samartzis, K M C Cheung, K D K Luk
AIMS: We report the use of the distal radius and ulna (DRU) classification for the prediction of peak growth (PG) and growth cessation (GC) in 777 patients with idiopathic scoliosis. We compare this classification with other commonly used parameters of maturity. PATIENTS AND METHODS: The following data were extracted from the patients' records and radiographs: chronological age, body height (BH), arm span (AS), date of menarche, Risser sign, DRU grade and status of the phalangeal and metacarpal physes...
December 2016: Bone & Joint Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27906469/corrective-osteotomy-of-a-metacarpal-deviation-caused-by-fracture-in-a-9-month-old-german-fleckvieh-heifer
#20
Theresa S Tschoner, Roberto G Köstlin, Melanie Feist
OBJECTIVE: To describe the surgical treatment of a metacarpal deviation caused by an untreated Salter-Harris type I fracture in a heifer. STUDY DESIGN: Case report. ANIMAL: 9-month-old German Fleckvieh heifer. METHODS: A closing wedge osteotomy was performed to correct deviation of fused metacarpal III and IV. A triangular bone wedge was removed and the proximal and distal fragments of the bone were brought into apposition and stabilized with an 11-hole T-plate...
December 1, 2016: Veterinary Surgery: VS
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