Paenibacillus Isolated from Superficial Infection of the Left Knee Region in Middle-Aged Man
Mohamed Shaalan, Ali Omer, Mohamed Elrih and Satish Kutty
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 21, 2020
On admission, there is subcutaneous diffuse, fluctuant swelling anterior to the left patella measuring 3 × 4 cm, which is erythematous, warm and tender, the range of movements painful beyond 90 degrees. Temperature is 36.8 degrees, pulse rate 97 per minute. Haematological investigations revealed; CRP is 322, WBC 20.15, Neutrophils 18.88, an incision and drainage was done in theatre under general anaesthesia, it was yellowish fluid 15 ml which sent for culture and sensitivity and wound packed wi...
Arm Wrestling Related Injuries: A Literature Review
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 21, 2020
Arm wrestling is increasing in popularity and is practised mostly among young people as a recreational or professional sport. During this sport, it can cause various injuries in the muscles, ligaments, veins and radial nerves, especially the humerus. The follow-up period can extend up to 16 months, especially in patients with radial nerve injury. Although the treatment methods of patients with humeral fractures vary according to the patient and the doctor, it is chosen as surgical or conservativ...
Fibula Bone Graft Supporting Failed Posterior Rod Implants in Thoracic Spine Tuberculosis: A Case Report
Muath Mamdouh Mahmod Al-Chalabi and Wan Azman Wan Sulaiman
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 25, 2020
Tuberculosis of the spine is a challenging illness to treat because of the prolonged time of conservative treatment and the technical difficulties of surgical intervention. The disease remains a significant public health issue in developing countries but is also returning in developed countries due to immigration and particularly in immune-compromised patients. The most common symptom reported is back pain, and the most common segment involved; is the thoracic spine. One of the essential options...
Orthopedic Injuries from Video Games: A Literature Review and Implications for the Future
Phong Truong, DO, Long Truong, BA, Tuan Le, BS, and Kristina Kuklova, MBA, MS
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 31, 2020
The video gaming industry is flourishing with billions of participants worldwide and has surpassed both the music and movie industry in revenue. An activity as ubiquitous as this brings with it the risk of injury, in particular orthopedic injury. Acute fractures and dislocations from video gaming have been reported, as well as overuse injuries such as wrist tendonitis. The repetitive motions seen in video gaming may develop over time into severe orthopedic manifestations which may require extens...