Author: msk

Plasmacytoma

Plasmacytoma | Cases

Retrospective case study 66 ♂ 1 year history of right thigh pain Attended physiotherapy. Given exercises for tight thigh muscle. No improvement. Consulted GP 10-12 months...

Red Flags – Shoulder

Infection – suspected joint infection needs same day emergency referral. Unreduced Dislocation – needs same day emergency referral. Suspected Tumour & Malignancy – needs urgent referral...

Joint Injections + Anticoagulants

Joint Injections | Anticoagulants

Arthrocentesis and Joint Injection in Patients Receiving Direct Oral Anticoagulants – Yui et al – Mayo Clinic 2017 DOAC (direct-acting anticoagulants) or NOAC (Novel Oral Anticoagulants)...

Peripheral Nerve Lesions

Causes Trauma – incision (broken glass), fracture, dislocation, gun shot wound, stab wound. Infiltration of nerve by a malignant growth Sometimes, the nerve lesion happens spontaneously....

Pancoast Tumour

Lung Cancer | Pancoast

71 ♂ First appointment 3 Month history of Right rhomboid pain. Aggravated by shoulder movements. Struggles to get to sleep and occasionally wakes up. No P+N...

MRI Sequences | Advantages

STIR – Short Tau Inversion Recovery The STIR sequence, designed to suppress signal from fat, also enhances the signal from tissue with long T1 and T2...

Jack Test

Foot & Ankle Examination

Observation Footwear – observe for wearing pattern on the shoe. cavus feet – wear pattern on the outer side of the shoe. planovalgus foot – wear...

Hip Osteonecrosis | Cases

59 ♂ B/L groin pain. 10/10 VAS Initially started on the left side like lateral hip pain. Had 2 steroid injections for lateral hip pain. Uses...

Knee Synovitis | Cases

87 ♀, 6 month history of knee pain Difficult weight bearing. Uses 1 walking crutch. Limited flexion and extension ROM due to pain. Swelling present in...