Compartment Syndrome (CS) CS is a limb threatening condition caused by raised pressure within a facial compartment. This causes compression of vessels, muscles and nerves within the compartment. Presentation: Symptoms:• Pain out of proportion Signs:• Pain with passive stretch• Paraesthesia and hypopthesia• Tense compartment (woody hardness)• Congestion of digits• Paralysis late signs• Absent pulses Common […]
Lorenz Böhler (1885 – 1973) Austrian Physician and Surgeon. Eponymously associated with Böhler angle – a measurement on a lateral foot x-ray to determine calcaneal injuries
Auenbrugger Bone sign (more commonly known as Heuter sign) may be used to define the presence of upper limb fracture or dislocation via osteophony.
The Galeazzi test, sometimes called Allis sign or Skyline test, is used to assess for hip dislocation, specifically testing for developmental dysplasia of the hip.
Pipkin classification of femoral head fracture designed by Garrett Pipkin (1904-1981) and first published 1957
Garrett Pipkin (1904-1981) was an American orthopedic surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with the Pipkin classification of femoral head fractures
Monteggia fracture. Fracture of the proximal or middle third of the ulna with associated radial head dislocation/instability. GB Monteggia 1812
Giovanni Battista Montéggia (1762-1815) was an Italian surgeon. Eponym: Monteggia fracture (1812) ulna fracture, radial head dislocation