Ortho Dx

Ortho Dx: A young cheerleader falls on her arm

Ortho Dx: A young cheerleader falls on her arm

After falling on her outstretched arm from 4 feet in the air, an 11-year-old cheerleader is experiencing pain and difficulty ...

Ortho Dx: Progressive flexion deformity of the finger

Ortho Dx: Progressive flexion deformity of the finger

A 52-year-old man diagnosed with Dupuytren contracture a year ago presents with increasing contracture to his ring finger.

Ortho Dx: Avascular necrosis of the hip

Ortho Dx: Avascular necrosis of the hip

After physical therapy and trigger-point injections, a 27-year-old woman continues to have lower back and left hip pain. Left hip ...

Ortho Dx: A rare foot injury

Ortho Dx: A rare foot injury

After tripping while running, a 32-year-old man presents with severe foot pain and deformity; 3-dimensional computed tomography shows incongruence of ...

Ortho Dx: Is this a patella alta or a patella baja?

Ortho Dx: Is this a patella alta or a patella baja?

A 31-year-old woman trips on the stairs, and her knee strikes a railing. She has been unable to bear weight ...

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