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  • segoid fracture

    Segoid Fracture

    Segond fracture Segond fracture is an avulsion fracture of the knee which involves the lateral aspect of the tibial plateau, and is very frequently associated with disruption of the anterior cruciate ligament. Clinical presentation: Segond fracture typically occurs as a result of internal rotation and varus stress. Typically these injuries are seen in two settings: falls and sports: especially […]

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  • RAS

    Differentiation Syndrome

    Synonyms: Diffrentiation Syndrome, Retinoic Acid Syndrome, ATRA Syndrome.   Retinoic acid syndrome (RAS) is a potentially life-threatening complication observed in patients with acute promyelocytic leukemia (APML) It is named because it is first thought to be specifically associated with all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA) treatment. Subsequently it was found out that similar symptops may appear in […]

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  • Gamekeeper Thumb

    Gamekeeper’s Thumb

    Gamekeeper’s thumb or Skier’s thumb (has a more acute injury connotation) is an avulsion or rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the thumb. Officially termed in 1955 this injury was originally named after Scottish game keepers who would often use their hands to sacrifice game by twisting their necks. In common day America it is […]

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