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Osteolysis of the distal clavicle: an important consideration in chronic shoulder pain

August 15, 2014

Post-traumatic osteolysis of the distal clavicle must be considered as a differential diagnosis in all cases of progressive shoulder pain with insidious onset. While its mechanism is still not fully understood, its incidence of recognition is rapidly increasing in clinical practice. Two case reports with substantilly different etiology are documented. Osteolysis is a largely self-limiting

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The missing pedicle: a radiodiagnostic challenge

August 13, 2014

The absence of a vertebral pedicle, regardless of location, always merits careful consideration. There are a variety of disease states in addition to intrinsic mechanisms which may influence the development of the spine and hence potentiate pedicular absence. Each of these diseases or processes must be considered when confronted by a missing pedicle. This paper

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