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What is bilateral coxa valga?

What is bilateral coxa valga?

Increased angle: When measuring the head, neck, and shaft of the femur (thigh bone) and angle is measured. When the angle is greater than 135, this is referred to as coxa valga. Bilateral would mean that both hip are involved. ...Read more

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What does "left distal femoral osteotomy genu valgum" mean?

What does "left distal femoral osteotomy genu valgum" mean?

Surgery type: If you have a knee angular deformity, it can be corrected by cutting a bone (an osteotomy) near the knee joint to change the alignment of the knee. A knock-knee deformity is also called genu valgum, from the latin roots. The correction of a knock knee is usually done by cutting the end of the femur to make the correction. The term "distal" refers to end of the femur at the level of the knee. ...Read more

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What causes genu valgum?

Multiple etiologies: Etiologies: bilateral genu valgum physiologic renal osteodystrophy (renal rickets) skeletal dysplasia Morquio syndrome spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia chondroctodermal dysplasia unilateral genu valgum physeal injury from trauma, infection, or vascular insult proximal metaphyseal tibia fracture benign tumors fibrous dysplasia osteochondromas Ollier's disease ...Read more

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What is polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis?

What is polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis: This is rheumatoid arthritis that start during the pediatric years and involves many joints. It is an autoimmune disorder ...Read more

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Cortisone inj anterior tib tendon no effect.Other possibilities?Worn boot,done physio,taken anti-inflammatories,worn orthotics.Slipped 1 1/2 yrs ago.

Cortisone inj anterior tib tendon no effect.Other possibilities?Worn boot,done physio,taken anti-inflammatories,worn orthotics.Slipped 1 1/2 yrs ago.

See details: Have you had a recent MRI? If not, get one. It is difficult to suggest specifics without being able to perform an exam or review an MRI. ...Read more

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What is tibial derotation osteotomy along with femoral derotation osteotomy?

What is tibial derotation osteotomy along with femoral derotation osteotomy?

Good question: Osteotimy is a cut in the bone. In a derotational osteotimy, the bone is cut and then rotated to a better position and this corrected position is usually then held in place by a plate and screws. In this case, the surgery is done on the tibia and femur. The most common indication would be severe malalignment of the leg such as a severe case of "in- toeing." ...Read more

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Quando uma pessoa esta infectada pelo HIV 1 e 2 ela pode ter pego um de cada parceiro(a)? Quais os riscos para uma pessoa hiv+ 1 e 2?

Quando uma pessoa esta infectada pelo HIV 1 e 2 ela pode ter pego um de cada parceiro(a)?  Quais os riscos para uma pessoa hiv+ 1 e 2?

Considera que es: Para obtener más respuestas de más médicos, considere volver a enviar usando la función de traducción al inglés. **For more responses from more doctors, consider resubmitting using English translation feature. ...Read more

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Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?

Overworked aching 10 months both knees been diagnosed with osgood schlatters, patellar tendonitis, patellofemoral syndrome. Icing, pt, Advil (ibuprofen) don't work?

Clarify diagnosis: You need re-evalaution, muscle strengthening with the pt but also on your own many times a day. Will need x-rays and maybe ultrasound/mri in addiiton to clarify the diagnosis. Need to clarify what you meen and don't work. ...Read more

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Does osteotomy help straighten the legs or correct genu varum (bowlegs)?

Does osteotomy help straighten the legs or correct genu varum (bowlegs)?

Yes: Usually an osteotomy at your age is geared toward straightening out a deformity that is contributing to progressive arthritis on one side of the knee. The most common deformity is a bowed leg, also called genu varum. In 60% of patients at 10 years after the procedure, the knee is still feeling good enough to avoid knee replacement. ...Read more

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What is osgood schlatter versus plica syndrome?

What is osgood schlatter versus plica syndrome?

Separate problems.: Plica syndrome results in pain along the front/inside of your knee. Osgood-Schlatter's is an overuse of the patellar tendon insertion, in skeletally immature youngsters. ...Read more

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Is hip dysplasia heredity?

Is hip dysplasia heredity?

Yes: Hip dysplasia has a strong hereditary component. If you had dysplasia, it should be the first thing to doctors check after a delivery. ...Read more

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Is hip dysplasia genetic?

Is hip dysplasia genetic?

Usually not: it may be caused by low amniotic fluid volume, inhibiting the fetal movement. I may be associated with rare bone displaces, or mor frequently seen in chromosomal disorders like Down syndrome. It may be a sporadic finding. ...Read more

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Tenía un lunar en el lado izquierdo de mi abdomen. Sin querer lo froté contra una pared y el lunar se salió y sangró. Tendré cancer? O Infeccion?

Tenía un lunar en el lado izquierdo de mi abdomen. Sin querer lo froté contra una pared y el lunar se salió y sangró. Tendré cancer? O Infeccion?

No: En si mismo, el lunar no représenta ni cancer o infeccion. El trauma en la piel causa sangrar como cualquier herida. Mantega la herida limpia y protegida con bandage hasta que se cura solo. Puede venir infeccion si no cuida bien la herida. ...Read more

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Treatment for grade 4 chondromalacia medial patellar facet with patella alta with pt / pl ratio of 1.6?

Treatment for grade 4 chondromalacia medial patellar facet with patella alta with pt / pl ratio of 1.6?

Varies: It varies in part on your age, the condition of the other compartments of your knee, and the overall alignment of the limb. Grade IV chondromalacia infers severe loss in the normal cartilage under that part of your knee cap. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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Causes of pes varus?

Causes of pes varus?

Genes or muscle : Genetics is the primary cause of pes varus (high arch) . Sometimes it is acquired and is due to a muscle imbalance in the foot either from a tendon injury/problem or a neurological condition that disturbs the muscle balance ...Read more

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