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Hereditary multiple exostoses: a case report

Hereditary multiple exostoses (HME) is a dominantly inherited skeletal disorder which alters enchondral bone during growth and is characterized by exostoses of the juxta-epiphyseal regions. These exostoses are benign cartilaginous neoplasms that consist of a pedicle of normal bone covered with proliferating cartilage cells. Pathologic, clinical, and radiographic findings are discussed and a case of

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The reliability and validity of the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board examinations: a nine year longitudinal study (1987 -1995) of their psychometric properties

Data derived from the administration of the Canadian Chiropractic Examining Board (CCEB) examinations for a nine year period, 1987- 1995, were used to evaluate the reliability and validity of the subject tests: anatomy, chemistry, chiropractic practice, diagnosis and symptomatology, microbiology and public health, neurology, pathology, physiology, and x-ray interpretation and physics. Nearly two-thousand candidates from

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Adolescent lumbar disc herniation: a case report

Lumbar spine disc herniations in children are a relatively rare condition reported to occur in less than 3% of those presenting with low back pain. Unlike the adult, the etiology and clinical picture often provides few clues to making the diagnosis. Although conservative management is the treatment of choice, surgical intervention may be required in

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Hip and buttock pain due to occult pelvic fractures: a case report

Pelvic fractures are a relatively uncommon presentation to a chiropractic office. A case is presented of pelvic fractures following a motor vehicle accident that initially went undetected despite a set of lumbar spine and pelvic radiographs. The condition was only discovered when the patient continued to suffer hip and buttock pain that was not improving

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Nutrient canals of the ilium: a case report

The nutrient canals of bone are a frequent finding on skeletal radiographs. These canals may by misinterpreted as fracture lines especially in patients who present to a chiropractic office with a history of trauma. The case of a 22-year-old female with a nutrient canal in the ilium is briefly reviewed. (JCCA 1996; 40(2):79-81) Key Words:

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