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Symptomatic os trigonum in national level javelin thrower: a case report

December 20, 2018

Introduction: Os trigonum syndrome is a relativelyuncommon condition, resulting from compression of a congenital bony anomaly (os trigonum) and adjacent soft tissues during repetitive hyper-plantarflexion. This condition is currently well-described in ballet, soccer, and running athletes, but few cases exist describing os trigonum syndrome in overhead athletes. Case Presentation: A 22-year-old national level male javelin

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Anabolic steroids and the athlete: a case study

August 14, 2014

This paper examines the pharmacokinetic activities of anabolic steroids and their potential deleterious effects. A review of literature reveals the most significant pathological sequelae resulting from anabolic use to be peliosis hepatis and liver cell carcinoma. These ill effects have been more closely associated with those steroids whose chemical structures are specifically alkylated at the

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