VIDEO: Flat Feet Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options - SLUCare Orthopedic Surgery * 2023
VIDEO: Flat Feet Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options - SLUCare Orthopedic Surgery * 2023
Flatfeet is a common condition, also known as flatfoot, in which the arches on the inside of the feet flatten when pressure is put on them.

Flat feet can cause pain and affect walking

Flatfoot is a condition in which the longitudinal arch of the foot is lost. It also involves abduction of the forefoot and valgus deformity of the hind foot. In flexible flatfoot, the arch is present during non–weight bearing but is lost during weight bearing. In rigid flatfoot, the arch is absent in weight-bearing and non–weight-bearing positions.

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Breast cancer in men

Breast cancer in men

Both men and women have breast tissue In men, most breast tissue is located behind the nipple. Women have a lot more breast tissue than men – and a much higher rate of breast cancer. Cancers can, however, occur in male breast tissue. Breast cancer is uncommon in men. The average age at diagnosis is 71 years old. As our

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Gangrene

Gangrene

Gangrene happens when tissues in your body die after a loss of blood caused by illness, injury, or infection. It usually happens in extremities like fingers, toes, and limbs, but you can also get gangrene in your organs and muscles. There are different types of gangrene, and all of them need medical care right away.

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Physical disability

Physical disability

A physical disability is a substantial and long-term limitation affecting a person’s mobility, physical functioning, stamina or agility. It can limit the individual, either temporarily or permanently, by becoming disabled for a wide range of reasons, such as genetic disorder, injury or a specific condition.

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Toxic shock syndrome TSS

Toxic shock syndrome TSS

Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a condition caused by bacterial toxins. Symptoms may include fever, rash, skin peeling, and low blood pressure. There may also be symptoms related to the specific underlying infection such as mastitis, osteomyelitis, necrotising fasciitis, or pneumonia. A few possible causes of toxic shock syndrome are: Cuts or open wounds on the skin, Surgical wounds, Viral infections (e.g. chickenpox), Contraceptive sponges, History of a recent birth, miscarriage, or abortion, Using super-absorbent tampons, Previously having TSS

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Types bone cancer

Amputation for bone cancer

Bone cancer can be one of several different cancers that develop in the bones. Cancers that begin in the bone are called primary bone cancers. Tumours that begin in organs or other parts of the body can also spread to the bones. Treatments include surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy.

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Blood infection

Amputation for bacterial infection in blood

Blood infections, also known as sepsis, can be fatal if not treated immediately. This is why it’s crucial to know the warning signs of sepsis and how to stop it in its tracks. Blood infections occur when your body is experiencing a severe reaction to an illness. People 65 or younger than 1 are more at risk for sepsis than others. If you can spot the warning signs of a blood infection quickly, it can potentially save your life.

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Lung cancer

Lung cancer

Lung cancer with bone metastases refers to secondary or metastatic tumours that are formed from cancer cells that have broken away from a primary lung cancer and spread through the lymphatic system or blood stream to the bones. Lung cancer is the third most common cause of bone metastases.

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Tratamiento de la braquimetatarsia mediante elongación ósea con minifijador externo 3 * MG Latam

La Braquimetatarsia * Pág.3. Tratamiento mediante elongación ósea con minifijador externo

Se presentan los resultados de la elongación ósea con minifijador externo, en una serie de 6 pacientes afectados de braquimetatarsia. Los pacientes fueron tratados en el Complejo Científico Ortopédico Internacional “Frank País” durante los años 2003 al 2007 (ambos inclusive).
En 5 pacientes la afección fue bilateral por lo cual se trataron un total de 11 pies.
En todos los casos la anomalía se localizó en el IV metatarsiano. Todos los pacientes pertenecen al sexo femenino y la edad promedio en el momento de la cirugía fue de 13,2 años. El alargamiento promedio logrado fue de 16 mm (12-21). El tiempo promedio de consolidación fue de 2,2 meses por cm de hueso elongado. En tres pies se presentaron complicaciones: retardo de consolidación, infección superficial en el trayecto de los alambres y contractura en flexión a nivel de la articulación metatarsofalángica del dedo correspondiente.

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Prequirúrgico Braquimetatarsia figura 1 * MG Latam

La Braquimetatarsia * Pág.2. Literatura de dos casos

La braquimetatarsia o metatarso hipoplásico, es el nombre médico para definir  el acortamiento de uno o más metatarsianos de las manos o de los pies, pero mayormente se presenta en el pie femenino.
La situación de longitud anormal del metatarsiano se produce por el cierre prematuro del cartílago de crecimiento, bien siendo la causa de este cierre: su causa  congénita, traumática, iatrogénica o asociada a síndromes como el síndrome de Aarskog-Scott y el síndrome de Apert.

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La Braquimetatarsia * Pág.1

La braquimetatarsia es una malformación que se caracteriza por el acortamiento de longitud de uno o más metatarsianos. Puede ser hereditario y afectar tanto a manos como pies. En la siguiente fotografía podemos apreciar los pies de una madre y de una hija, ambos con braquimetatarsia transmitida genéticamente.

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