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By Kirubel Gebresenbet Resident SJMCTX
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27530982/relationship-between-displacement-and-degenerative-changes-of-the-sesamoids-in-hallux-valgus
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Ryuhei Katsui, Norihiro Samoto, Akira Taniguchi, Manabu Akahane, Shinji Isomoto, Kazuya Sugimoto, Yasuhito Tanaka
BACKGROUND: Although the tangential sesamoid view is used to visualize the sesamoid position relative to the first metatarsal head, correctly evaluating patients with severe varus of the first metatarsal is difficult. Computed tomography (CT) can be helpful due to its cross-sectional images in any plane. The purposes of this study were to evaluate the alignment of the tibial sesamoid and investigate the relationship between malalignment and degenerative change in the sesamoid metatarsal joint (SMJ) using simulated weight-bearing CT imaging in patients with hallux valgus...
December 2016: Foot & Ankle International
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27521483/plantar-fasciitis-a-randomized-comparative-study-of-platelet-rich-plasma-and-low-dose-radiation-in-sportspersons
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Paritosh Gogna, Sahil Gaba, Reetadyuti Mukhopadhyay, Rakesh Gupta, Rajesh Rohilla, Lakhpat Yadav
BACKGROUND: Plantar Fasciitis makes up about 15% of patients requiring professional care due to foot symptoms. The treatment methods are numerous with none proving to be clearly superior to others. We aimed to compare two common treatment methods in search of the best treatment. METHOD: All consecutive sportspersons presenting to our OPD with clinical diagnosis of plantar fasciitis underwent treatment consisting of stretching exercises, activity modification, and NSAID's for 6 months...
August 2016: Foot
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27215162/plantar-hyperhidrosis-an-overview
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Tracey C Vlahovic
Plantar hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating on the soles of feet, can have a significant impact on patients' quality of life and emotional well-being. Hyperhidrosis is divided into primary and secondary categories, depending on the cause of the sweating, with plantar hyperhidrosis typically being primary and idiopathic. There is an overall increased risk of cutaneous infection in the presence of hyperhidrosis, including fungal, bacterial, and viral infections. This article discusses a range of treatment options including topical aluminum chloride, iontophoresis, injectable botulinum toxin A, glycopyrrolate, oxybutynin, laser, and endoscopic lumbar sympathectomy...
July 2016: Clinics in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
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