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2009-07-01 09:35:00

 People with ankle injuries who do not respond successfully to initial treatment may have a second chance at recovery, thanks to two new procedures developed to restore the injured area, according to a study published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS).The study reviews emerging techniques that have proven successful in treating injuries to the talus, the small bone, which is located between the heel bone and the lower bones of...

2009-07-01 07:00:00

Using cells grown in a lab, new treatments eliminate risks of traditional procedures ROSEMONT, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People with ankle injuries who do not respond successfully to initial treatment may have a second chance at recovery, thanks to two new procedures developed to restore the injured area, according to a study published in the July 2009 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS). The study reviews emerging techniques that have...

2009-05-27 16:14:30

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a total ankle replacement system for arthritic or deformed ankles that may preserve some range of motion. The federal agency said the new prosthesis, the first of its type, is a mobile-bearing device, which relies on bearings that move across a surface of polyethylene, a flexible plastic. Once arthritis or injury destroys the cartilage that cushions the ankle bone, the joints can become painful enough to warrant total ankle replacement. The...

2008-09-03 03:00:06

By Pai, V Pai, V S ABSTRACT Diagnosing osteoid osteomas in the small bones of the hands and feet is difficult because of their atypical presentations. We report an 8-year-old boy who presented with pain in the left ankle and a limp. Plain radiographs of the ankle and foot were normal; the diagnosis was eventually made using magnetic resonance imaging. Key words: ankle; osteoma, osteoid; talus INTRODUCTION Osteoid osteomas are benign circumscribed tumours of spongy bone occurring most...


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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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