A CASE OF SPONTANEOUS AUTO-AMPUTATION  Auto-amputation is the spontaneous detachment of gangrenous or non viable tissue from the viable part. Mainly occurs due to occlusion of the nurturing vessels of the extreme body parts such as digits. Chronic and persistent hypoxia and the gangrene formation is the most common pathology. This kind of autoamputation are Read More →

Mazabraud syndrome is a rare condition characterized by a combination of fibrous dysplasia and intramuscular myxomas. In Mazabraud syndrome, the distribution of fibrous dysplasia is mostly polyomelic and frequently located in the femur, with myxomas adjacent to the fibrous dysplasia lesion of bone (mostly in the quadriceps muscle).   Mazabraud syndrome is rare benign disorder Read More →

#tusharmehta #aiims #expected 1. Gallow’s Traction – Fracture shaft of Femur used as an Overhead Skin Traction in children less than 2 years 2. In fracture Calcaneum Bohler’s angle is reduced and Crucial angle of Gissane is increased 3. Bankart’s lesion – Avulsion fracture of anteroinferior glenoidal labrum 4. A posterior inferior labral tear, also Read More →

Radial Club Hand : *Longitudnal deficiency of radius *Mostly a bilateral deofrmity *Wrist is in marked radial deviation *Partial or whole of radius is absent *Thumb , scaphoid and trapezium might show diminished growth Syndromic Associations : 1. TAR Syndrome :  T – Thrombocytopenia AR – Absent Radius 2. HOLT ORAM SYNDROME : Fanconi’s anemia Read More →

  Hawkins sign describes subchondral lucency of the talar dome that occurs secondary to subchondral atrophy 6-8 weeks after a talar neck fracture This indicates that there is sufficient vascularity in the talus, and is therefore unlikely to develop avascular necrosis later Disruption of the blood supply to all or a portion of the talar Read More →

  Tourniquet – Modern Pneumatic Tourniquet was devised by Harvey Cushing in 1904 Most Common Complication is Nerve Palsy (Upper Limb > Lower Limb) Most Common Nerve involved is Radial Nerve Most Common Cause of Nerve Palsy is Direct Pressure > Ischemia (due to venous congestion) Post Tourniquet Syndrome – It is mainly due to Read More →

Buford complex It is seen in ~1.5% of population Its a cordlike middle glenohumeral ligament with attachment to base of biceps anchor and complete absence of the anterosuperior labrum. Attaching a Buford complex will lead to painful and restricted external rotation and elevation.  

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