1. Distal Femoral Osteotomy in Genovalgum: Internal Fixation with Blade Plate Versus Casting

Hadi Makhmalbaf; Ali Moradi; Saeid Ganji

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 246-249

  Background:   To compare the results of two different ways of distal femoral osteotomy stabilization in patients suffering from genuvalgum: internal fixation with plate, and casting. Methods:   In a non-randomized prospective study, after distal femoral osteotomy with the zigzag method, ...  Read More

2. Heterotopic Ossification around the Knee after Internal Fixation of a Complex Tibial Plateau Fracture Combined with the Use of Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM): A Case Report

1. Sjoerd P.F.T. Nota; Peter Kloen

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 250-254

  Demineralized bone matrix has been successfully commercialized as an alternative bone graft material that not only can function as filler but also as an osteoinductive graft. Numerous studies have confirmed its beneficial use in clinical practice. Heterotopic ossification after internal fixation combined ...  Read More

3. Bilateral Neck Femur Fracture Following a Generalized Seizure- A Rare Case Report

Harshad Shah; Amit Grover; Daksh Gadi; Sudarshan K

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 255-257

  Hip fractures are one of the most common injuries which present to an orthopaedic surgeon. Most of these cases are unilateral .Bilateral simultaneous femur neck fracture is a rare occurrence. We report a case of a bilateral neck femur fracture in a 30 year male following a generalized tonic clonic seizure ...  Read More

4. Small Finger Metacarpal Shaft Wedged between Ring and Small Metacarpal Bases: a Report of 2 Cases

Frans J Mulder; Mariano E Menendez; David Ring

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 258-259

  We present two patients with a displaced fracture of the small finger metacarpal base, where the shaft of the small finger metacarpal was wedged between the bases of the ring and small finger metacarpals. The striking appearance on radiographs led to initial recommendations for surgery, but both patients ...  Read More

5. Bilateral Synovial Knee Chondromatosis in a Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis: Case-report and Literature Review

M.N Tahmasebi; Kaveh Bashti; MR Sobhan; GH Ghorbani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 260-264

  We presented a female patient with RA complaining of progressive pain, swelling, and crepitation of the knee joints that was diagnosed with bilateral synovial chondromatosis (SC) of both knees. Radiographies revealed characteristic findings of SC including multiple calcified multifaceted loose bodies ...  Read More

6. Granular Cell Tumor Presenting as a Large Leg Mass

Ali Andalib; Mohsen Heidary; Sahar Sajadieh-Khajouei

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 265-267

  Granular cell tumor is a rare benign neoplasm most commonly appears in the head and neck region, especially in the tongue, cheek mucosa, and palate. Occurrence in limbs is even rarer. These tumors account for approximately 0.5% of all soft tissue tumors. Granular cell tumor can also affect other organs ...  Read More

7. Bilateral Simultaneous Femoral Neck and Shafts Fractures – A Case Report

Amirreza Sadeghifar; Alireza Saied

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 268-271

    Simultaneous fractures of the femoral neck and shaft are not common injuries, though they cannot be considered rare. Herein, we report our experience with a patient with bilateral occurance of this injury. Up to the best of our knowkedge this is the first case reported in literature in which correct ...  Read More

8. Primary Osteosarcoma of the Sternum: A case Report and Review of the Literature

Masoud Pezeshki Rad; Seyed Hosein Fattahi Masoum; Parvaneh Layegh; Mohsen Salari Rad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 272-275

  Osteosarcoma (osteogenic sarcoma: OS) is the most common primary malignant bone tumor of long bones, whereas primary osteosarcoma of chest wall, especially in sternum, is extremely rare. We report a 57-year-old man with an immobile slow growing mass located in the middle of the sternum. The patient had ...  Read More