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Imaging Case of the Week 166 Answer

The hamstring muscle group originates at the ischial tuberosity. The injury occurs as a result of forceful hip flexion with the knee in extension.  
emergucate.com
over 6 years ago
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Knee arthroscopy: influence of systems for delivering healthcare on procedure rates

The “correct” rates of discretional interventions are difficult to define. However, David Hamilton and Colin Howie point out that discrepancies in usage of knee arthroscopy within the UK suggest the organisation of the care pathway may be an important determinant  
feeds.bmj.com
over 6 years ago
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Buprenorphine for neuropathic pain in adults | Cochrane

Neuropathic pain is pain coming from damaged nerves. It is different from pain messages that are carried along healthy nerves from damaged tissue (for example, a fall or cut, or arthritic knee). Neuropathic pain is often treated by different medicines (drugs) to those used for pain from damaged tissue, which we often think of as painkillers. Medicines that are sometimes used to treat depression or epilepsy can be very effective in some people with neuropathic pain. But sometimes opioid painkillers are used to treat neuropathic pain.  
cochrane.org
over 6 years ago
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Pediatric Rheumatology

Anterior knee pain is common in children and adolescents. Evaluation and management is challenging and requires a thorough history and physical exam, and understanding of the pediatric skeleton. This article will review common causes of chronic anterior knee pain in the pediatric population with a focus on patellofemoral pain.  
ped-rheum.com
about 6 years ago