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Albert Hoffa

Albert Hoffa (1859 - 1907) was a German orthopedic surgeon. eponymously affiliated with a distal femur fracture (1888); an operation for congenital hip dislocations (1890); the development of a system of massage therapy, the Hoffa system (1893); and the Hoffa fat pad

Pierre Nicolas Gerdy

Biography Born 1797 Died 1856 Medical Eponyms Gerdy tubercle is the prominence on the lateral side of the proximal tibia where the iliotibial band (ITB) and tibialis anterior muscle attach Gerdy’s Safe Zone () Key Medical Attributions Controversies Major Publications…
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ICE 006: Knee injury X-ray

A 24 year old man is brought into the ED with an injury suffered playing touch rugby. He tried to stop and turn suddenly just as another player collided with him. Describe his X-ray
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Segond fracture

Segond fracture: Avulsion fracture (small) of the lateral surface of the lateral tibial condyle. Paul Ferdinand Segond (1851-1912) described 1879