Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510011
Characterization of Brazilian Children with Joint Hypermobility
Neuseli Marino Lamari and Mateus Marino Lamari
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 25, 2016
To investigate JH in a Brazilian sample of school children using the variables of the Beighton score and possible correlations between these variables and with selected variables of the Brighton score. Additionally, to study the effect of gender, ethnicity, playing of musical instruments such as the piano, and regular physical activity on each of the analyzed parameters....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510010
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy as a Therapy Option in the Early Phase of Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head
Jure Aljinovic, Dinko Pivalica, Ivanka Marinovic, Ana Poljicanin, Tonko Vlak, Hrvoje Stipancevic, Dusanka Martinovic-Kaliterna and Davor Caric
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 26, 2016
Avascular necrosis of the femoral head is a progressive disease characterized by bone ischemia which evolves to subchondral collapse in more than 85% of patients. We describe a case of an early stage idiopathic avascular necrosis of the femoral head in a female patient that was characterized by bone marrow edema involving the whole femoral head and the majority of the femoral neck with a small subchondral fracture and slight applanation of the femoral head. This condition was suspected by physia...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4215.1510009
A Piriformis Syndrome Diagnosed with Lomber Disc Herniation: 3 Cases Report
Burcu Metin Okmen and Korgun Okmen
Article Type: Case Series | First Published: July 23, 2016
The piriformis syndrome is an entrapment neuropathy emerging with the compression of sciatic nerve by a muscle due to its close proximity with piriformis muscle. However its pathophysiology hasn't been understood clearly, it is thought that it arises from the oedema and inflammation in the piriformis muscle. This syndrome, which we meet with sciatica table clinically, is often likened to lumbar disc herniation (LDH). Multidisciplinary, the treatment of piriformis syndrome may include the adminis...