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Septic olecranon and prepatellar bursitis in hockey players: a report of three cases

December 08, 2016

Septic bursitis (SB) is an important differential diagnosis in athletes presenting with an acute subcutaneous swelling of the elbow or knee. Prompt recognition is essential to minimize recovery time and prevent the spread of infection. Due to the significant overlap in clinical features, it is often difficult to differentiate SB from non-septic bursitis (NSB) without

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Tuberculous Spondylitis: a case report

August 15, 2014

A 21 year old oriental male presented with a one month history of neck pain associated with neck stiffness and dysphagia. A five week course of chiropractic treatment relieved most of his symptoms. Due to persistent tenderness in the suboccipital region and substantial weight loss, he was subsequently hospitialized. Further investigations revealed tuberculous osteomyelitis affecting

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Septic arthritis of the hip: a case report

July 14, 2014

A 61-year-old female presented to a chiropractic clinic complaining of right hip pain of three days duration. Examination revealed a stiff and painful hip. An AP pelvis radiograph taken on that day did not reveal radiographic signs of hip infection. A diagnosis of hip sprain was recorded. The patient was treated conservatively for 7 weeks

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