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Extra-articular hip impingement: a narrative review of the literature

March 14, 2016

There is growing subgroup of patients with poor outcomes after hip arthroscopy for intra-articular pathology suggesting unrecognized cause(s) of impingement may exist. Extra-articular hip impingement (EHI) is an emerging group of conditions that have been associated with intra-articular causes of impingement and may be an unrecognized source of pain. EHI is caused by abnormal contact between the extra-articular regions of the proximal

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What is the pain source? A case report of a patient with low back pain and bilateral hip osteonecrosis

August 31, 2015

Background: Low back pain is a common symptom arising from many possible sources and includes the possibility of the contribution of remote pathology. This report describes a patient with bilateral osteonecrosis of the femoral heads presenting with a primary symptom of low back pain. Case presentation: A 37-year-old male presented for evaluation of dominant pain

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Missed appendicitis diagnosis: A case report

August 31, 2015

Objective: The purpose of this case report is to highlight and emphasize the need for an appropriate and thorough list of differential diagnoses when managing patients, as it is insufficient to assume cases are mechanical, until proven non-mechanical. There are over 250,000 cases of appendicitis annually in the United States. Of these cases, <50% present

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A rare case of unilateral variations of forearm arteries: anatomy, embryology and clinical implications

August 31, 2015

This study documents the existence and topographic anatomy of a rare case of variant forearm arteries found in the left upper limb of a 68-year-old male cadaver. The arteries of the arm followed typical courses, but both the radial and ulnar arteries in the forearm followed a superficial course. The common interosseous artery and recurrent

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Inter-examiner reliability of the interpretation of paraspinal thermographic pattern analysis

June 16, 2015

Introduction: A few spinal manipulation techniques use paraspinal surface thermography as an examination tool that informs clinical-decision making; however, interexaminer reliability of this interpretation has not been reported. The purpose of this study was to report interexaminer reliability for classifying cervical paraspinal thermographic findings. Methods: Seventeen doctors of chiropractic self-reporting a minimum of 2 years

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