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How is a hill-sachs deformity injury treated?

How is a  hill-sachs deformity injury  treated?

Depends: Depends on the size and if there's instability. If the instability is the result of a large humeral head defect, there is a technique of filling the defect with soft tissue called a remplissage. If the instability is due to the front of the socket (bankart lesion), a bone block can be transferred to the anterior glenoid to create stability. ...Read more

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My ccjoint needs to be fused due to massive deformity if ignored will go nonuion. What is nonuion mean?

My ccjoint needs to be fused due to massive deformity if ignored will go nonuion. What is nonuion mean?

Bones not fused: Nonunion is when two bones try to fuse together, but don't. This can take longer than usual and be a "delayed union" or do so in a poor manner in a "malunion". The non-union is when the two pieces of bone do not form back together to form one piece of bone. This can cause pain, extra bone formation, swelling and deformity. ...Read more

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From i get deformity of skin?

From i get deformity of skin?

Deformity : Please restate your question more clearly. It can't be answered as written. ...Read more

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What is madelung's deformity and how is it treated?

Bony abnormalities: Madelung's deformity is a condition characterized by abnormally shaped wrists and wrist bones combined with short stature. This is typically congenital but often symptoms don't present until the pre-teen years. Treatment can be pain medicines, splints, or sometimes surgery. ...Read more

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What is madelung's deformity?

What is madelung's deformity?

Genetic D/O: Madelung’s deformity is due to a genetic disorder that can lead to short stature as well as deformed wrists. ...Read more

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Can a pectus deformity be corrected?

Can a pectus deformity be corrected?

Pectum chest contour: Pectum deformities can be minor and only have aesthetic concerns like a bulge or a concavity vs those with a significant functional element as well.The latter ones are corrected by essentially cutting out the depressed area in the pectum excavatum cases and expanding the chest. While the aesthetic cases can be dealt with by what i call camouflage procedures. Consult with your local plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Is it possible for TMJ to cause facial deformities?

Is it possible for TMJ to cause facial deformities?

It might: There is a balance between how your teeth fit together, how the joints function and how the muscles move the jaw. The right side and left side should be symmetrical, but if things are not functioning properly it is very possible and probable that asymmetries will exist and may appear as facial deformities. ...Read more

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What is done to treat chest deformities?

What is done to treat chest deformities?

Surgery generally: although if someone is still growing and the case is not that terrible, physical therapy is tried. http://my.clevelandclinic.org/services/heart/disorders/hic_pectus_excavatum ...Read more