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Extension Type Locked Metacarpophalangeal Joint of the Little Finger due to Hyperextension Injury

Yoon HK, Choi YR, Kim JS, Park JH, Kang HJ

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):405-409.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.405
The extension type locked metacarpophalangeal joint of the little finger is an extremely rare condition characterized by loss of flexion with little or no loss of extension. The most common...
An Extradural En-Plaque Meningioma Involving Thoracic Spine

Kang MS, Moon KP, Kim KT, Park WR, Park WS, Lee KS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):400-404.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.400
Reports of extradural spinal meningioma are rare, and differentiation from a metastatic lesion is important. We treated a case of thoracic extradural meningioma with surgical excision and obtained a favorable...
Total Uncinatectomy Revisited: Revision Surgery for Persistent Radiculopathy Following Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)

Hong WK, Kang SS, Lee DB, Kim HJ, Yi J, Cho HG, Chang BS, Lee CK, Yeom JS

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):394-399.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.394
We report on a case involving total en bloc uncinatectomy of C7 without removal of the previously inserted cage, performed on a patient with a history of previous anterior cervical...
Ochronotic Arthropathy: Degenerative and Complex Tear of Black Meniscus

Yoon JR, Kim Y, Yu J, Yang JH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):389-393.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.389
In this report, a case of a black meniscus with underlying ochronosis is described. Further analysis by laboratory findings showed that the patient had underlying alkaptonuria, which was previously undiagnosed....
Achromobacter xylosoxidans Infection Following Total Knee Arthroplasty

Lee SC, Nam CH, Park IS, Yoon JY, Jung KA, Hwang SH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):385-388.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.385
Achromobacter xylosoxidans is an opportunistic organism, mainly causing infection in immune compromised hosts, such as patients on dialysis. However, review of the medical literature showed that few cases of A....
Epidural Abscess Following Epidural Catheterization for Painless Mobilization after Total Knee Arthroplasty

Lee JH, Wang SI, Song KJ

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):381-384.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.381
Epidural analgesia is one of the effective methods for pain management after total knee arthroplasty. Although epidural analgesia has been reported to have very low epidural abscess rates, infection could...
Analysis of Treatment Results of Unstable Distal Clavicle Fractures Using Hook Plate

Jeon HS, Woo YK, Hwang SH, Suh SP, Kang SG, Lee JK

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):374-380.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.374
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study is to analyze the treatment results and complications in unstable distal clavicle fractures which were treated with a Hook plate, and, in particular, to...
Diagnostic Availability of Pedobarography and Correlation of Radiographic and Pedobarographic Measurements in Pediatric Flexible Flatfoot

Seol YJ, Jung ST, Yang HK, Lee KB, Oh CS, Jung YJ, Cho HN

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):366-373.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.366
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to analyze the diagnostic availability and to examine the co-relation between pedobaragraphy and radiography of pediatric flexible flatfoot. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Seventeen patients and...
Long-Term Clinical Outcome of Two Stage Revision Surgery for Infected Hip Arthroplasty Using Cement Spacer

Kang JS, Moon KH, Lee TJ, Kim YT, Ryu DJ, Choi JH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):355-365.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.355
PURPOSE: We retrospectively analyzed long-term clinical results after two-stage revision arthroplasty using an antibiotic-impregnated cement spacer for infected total hip arthroplasty. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Twenty-six hips (group 1: cup exchanged, group...
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Sim GB, Kim CW, Sun JH, Kim JS, Chun JM, Jeon IH

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):346-354.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.346
Cubital tunnel syndrome is compressive neuropathy, entrapment of the ulnar nerve around the medial epicondyle of the elbow joint, and the second most common neuropathy after carpal tunnel syndrome. Patients...
Update on Management of Compressive Neuropathy: Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Kim HJ, Jang GS, Lee J

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):340-345.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.340
The tarsal tunnel is located beneath the flexor retinaculum, which connects the medial malleolus and calacaneus. The tarsal tunnel contains the posterior tibialis tendon, flexor digitorum longus tendon, posterior tibial...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Lee SH, Lee SJ

  • J Korean Orthop Assoc.
  • 2014 Oct;49(5):331-339.
  • doi: 10.4055/jkoa.2014.49.5.331
Carpal tunnel syndrome is the most common peripheral nerve entrapment syndrome. The elevated pressure in the carpal tunnel causes compression of median nerve. Although the diagnostic criteria for carpal tunnel...

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