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Clinical Anatomy,Pathology of Bones of The Thigh and Leg

Clinical Anatomy,Pathology of Bones of The Thigh and Leg

Clinical Anatomy,Pathology of Bones of The Thigh and Leg Fracture of the femoral head is a rare injury caused by posterior hip dislocation in advanced age (osteoporosis) and requires hip replacement. It presents as a shortened lower limb with medial rotation. Fracture of the neck of the femur results in ischemic necrosis of the neck […]

March 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Anterior and lateral muscles of the leg: Clinical Anatomy,Pathology

Anterior and lateral muscles of the leg: Clinical Anatomy,Pathology

Anterior and lateral muscles of the leg: Clinical Anatomy,Pathology Anterior tibial compartment syndrome is characterized by ischemic necrosis of the muscles of the anterior compartment of the leg. It occurs presumably as a result of compression of arteries (anterior tibial artery and its branches) by swollen muscles following excessive exertion. It is accompanied by extreme […]

March 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
Hypoxia: Definition and Causes of hypoxia or anoxia

Hypoxia: Definition and Causes of hypoxia or anoxia

Definition and Causes of hypoxia or anoxia What is hypoxia? Hypoxia is a relative deficiency of oxygen recognizable as a disproportion between the need for oxygen and its availability. It may result from a reduced supply or increased demand that cannot be satisfied. Complete block in the oxygen supply is called anoxia. What could cause […]

March 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Physiology of Taste (Special Sense)

Physiology of Taste (Special Sense)

Physiology of Taste (Special Sense) Taste Bud Taste buds on tongue on fungiform papillae (“mushroom-like projections) Each taste bud consists of 50-100 specialized epithelial cells. Epithelial cell receptors clustered in barrel-shaped taste buds. Taste cells are not neurons, but depolarize upon stimulation and if reach threshold, release NT that stimulate sensory neurons. Each “bud” contains […]

December 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Trichofolliculoma ( Hair Follicle Tumors) : Clinical features, Pathogenesis, Treatment

Trichofolliculoma ( Hair Follicle Tumors) : Clinical features, Pathogenesis, Treatment

Trichofolliculoma ( Hair Follicle Tumors) Pathogenesis The trichofolliculoma is a hamartomatous process representing an aborted and disrupted attempt at hair follicle formation. This tumor is analogous to the odontoma or ameloblastic fibro-odontoma of the jaws, which represents an aborted and disrupted attempt at tooth formation. The trichofolliculoma arises from the midshaft area of the hair […]

November 24, 2012 | By | Reply More
Cherubism: Clinical features, Investigation, Treatment and Types of Cherubism

Cherubism: Clinical features, Investigation, Treatment and Types of Cherubism

Cherubism: Clinical features Cherubism is an autosomal-dominant genetic defect that affects bone remodeling in the specific anatomically confined limits of the embryologic mandible and sometimes of the mandible and maxilla. Cherubism does not occur in any other bone and will not cross a bony suture to an adjacent bone. Cherubism first begins to manifest itself […]

November 22, 2012 | By | Reply More
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