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Metastatic bone disease: a review of various concepts and report of a case

Skeletal metastatic disease is usually a disastrous cause of musculoskeletal pain. Although much has been learned concerning metastatic disease, patients presenting with skeletal pain or neuropathy and a history of carcinoma should be regarded with great suspicion. An overview, and study of one such case is discussed. (JCCA 1988; 32(3):127-132) Key Words: metastatic disease, back

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Assimilation of the atlas and occiput: a case report

Assimilation of the atlas is an osseous abnormality which occurs at the base of the skull in the region of the foramen magnum. It is demonstrated by the union of the atlas with the occipital bone. This may be a partial or complete union. Assimilation of the atlas is the most common anomaly found at

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Congenital laxity of the transverse atlantal ligament producing atlanto-axial subluxation: a case report

An anterior atlanto-dental interspace (ADI) of greater than 3mm in an adult indicates atlanto-axial subluxation (AAS) and instability. A number of pathological processes are known to cause AAS. Trauma, specifically injuries with a component of hyperflexion, may produce sprain or avulsion of the transverse atlantal ligament (TAL). More often, however, the odontoid process will fracture

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Congenital dislocation of the hip: a case report

Congenital dislocation of the hip (CDH) is usually diagnosed in the newborn, however, a small number of cases develop later on between six to twelve months of age. Infants should have their hips assessed periodically throughout the first year of life in order to avoid the complications of late onset CDH. Early management of CDH

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