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A 57-year-old man with a known case of stiff person syndrome (SPS) presented with an insidious-onset 3-month history of right groin pain and inability to bear weight on the right lower extremity. Radiographs demonstrated a displaced right neck of femur fracture. Pelvic magnetic resonance imaging was negative for any infective or neoplastic pathology. Right primary cementless total hip replacement was performed. Significant improvement in function was noted after surgery.
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Stiff person syndrome (SPS) is usually characterized by truncal muscle rigidity and episodic painful spasms, but it sometimes appears with ocular symptoms called "stiff eyes". We recorded saccade move...
Intertrochanteric fractures of the femur in ankylosed hips are extremely rare. The aims of the operative management for elderly patients with intertrochanteric fractures are to prevent general complic...
A 45-year-old man presented with a Gustillo Anderson type III A open segmental right femur shaft fracture with intercondylar extension and with an 18-cm extruded segment of bone. After sterilization, ...
The aim for the present study was to determine whether projection error of measuring Pauwels' angle in young femur neck fracture could be eliminated by CT plane manipulation.
We present an unusual case of a distal metaphyseal femur insufficiency fracture in an adolescent with a history of multiple low-energy appendicular fractures. A genetic workup was significant for a va...
Neck of femur fractures are common in the elderly and are the source of significant morbidity and mortality. This study is based on a new technique developed in Ben Gurion University, with...
This is a pilot, proof-of concept investigator-initiated trial planned for 22 patients with the diagnosis of Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS). The study will compare efficacy of treatment using...
This is a randomized double-blind controlled trial of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) for glycine receptor antibody positive (GlyRα1) antibody Stiff Person Syndrome (SPS) spectrum disor...
The purpose of this study is to assess the reoperation rate of fractures that have occurred at the neck of the femur that are treated with the CONQUEST FN Femoral Neck Fracture System. The...
Observational retrospective study on 36 consecutive patients having had surgery for a periprosthetic fracture of the femur between 2010 and 2015. The goal of the study is to test whether ...
The constricted portion of the thigh bone between the femur head and the trochanters.
Deformity of the hip characterized by enlargement and deformation of the FEMUR HEAD and FEMUR NECK, often with associated changes in the ACETABULUM. These changes may be secondary to other diseases (e.g. LEGG-PERTHES DISEASE; ARTHRITIS; HIP DISLOCATION, CONGENITAL) or TRAUMA.
Fractures of the FEMUR HEAD; the FEMUR NECK; (FEMORAL NECK FRACTURES); the trochanters; or the inter- or subtrochanteric region. Excludes fractures of the acetabulum and fractures of the femoral shaft below the subtrochanteric region (FEMORAL FRACTURES).
A rare neuromuscular disorder with onset usually in late childhood or early adulthood, characterized by intermittent or continuous widespread involuntary muscle contractions; FASCICULATION; hyporeflexia; MUSCLE CRAMP; MUSCLE WEAKNESS; HYPERHIDROSIS; TACHYCARDIA; and MYOKYMIA. Involvement of pharyngeal or laryngeal muscles may interfere with speech and breathing. The continuous motor activity persists during sleep and general anesthesia (distinguishing this condition from STIFF-PERSON SYNDROME). Familial and acquired (primarily autoimmune) forms have been reported. (From Ann NY Acad Sci 1998 May 13;841:482-496; Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1491)
A form of meningitis caused by LYMPHOCYTIC CHORIOMENINGITIS VIRUS. MICE and other rodents serve as the natural hosts, and infection in humans usually occurs through inhalation or ingestion of infectious particles. Clinical manifestations include an influenza-like syndrome followed by stiff neck, alterations of mentation, ATAXIA, and incontinence. Maternal infections may result in fetal malformations and injury, including neonatal HYDROCEPHALUS, aqueductal stenosis, CHORIORETINITIS, and MICROCEPHALY. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1996, Ch26, pp1-3)
Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become extremely porous, are subject to fracture, and heal slowly, occurring especially in women following menopause and often leading to curvature of the spine from vertebral collapse. Follow and track&n...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...