I stepped off my back decking into a hole the dog had carefully manicured in the lawn. A combination of plantar flexion and inversion resulted in a rather swollen ankle you see in the first image. I managed it conservatively but at 6 weeks it still felt a bit boggy and unstable. A case of physician scan thyself
Biography Born 19 November 1842 in Trautenau, Böhmen, Austro-Hungarian Empire Died 3 October 1916 in Heidelberg, Germany Medical Eponyms Czerny operation (aka Cholecystopexy) Czerny pillar suture used in the operative treatment of congenital inguinal hernia in children Key Medical Attributions 1879 – performed the first vaginal total hysterectomy 1880 – introduced pyelolithotomy as a treatment […]
Paget’s disease of bone is a metabolic disorder of the bone, resulting in deformation and pain. It most commonly affects the axial skeleton; pelvis, lumbo-sacral spine, skull, femur and tibia. Diagnostic imaging is a key part of modern day diagnosis, and many cases are in fact incidental findings.
Shoulder dislocations. Few procedures are more fulfilling in the emergency department. A little intra-articular lidocaine, some ketamine (always the answer), some propofol, and you’ve nearly instantaneously fixed a painful condition. Thankfully we’ve moved on from the barbaric techniques pictured below. But this blog isn’t about reducing a shoulder in the emergency department using procedural sedation. […]
Nikolai Ivanovich Pirogov (Никола́й Ива́нович Пирого́в)(1810 – 1881) Russian surgeon, anesthetist and anatomist. 1854 Pirogov amputation