I am writing a series of endocrinology short (10 slide) presentations on key things i think you need to know as medical students.
I will do another presentation on complications in more depth
I will put some audio with it soon
Detailed examination of the joints is usually not included in the routine
medical examination. However, joint related complaints are rather common, and
understanding anatomy and physiology of both normal function and pathologic
conditions is critically important when evaluating the symptomatic patient.
By gaining an appreciation
for the basic structures and functioning of the joint, you'll be able to "logic"
your way thru the exam, even if you can't remember the eponym attached to each
Description Compartment syndrome is a limb-threatening condition caused by swelling within the myofacial compartments of the limb. It most commonly occurs in the leg or forearm secondary to trauma and leads to decreased tissue perfusion below basal tissue