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Primary hydatid cyst of the thigh: on seven cases
(University of Nairobi, 2013-04)
We report on seven cases that presented a benign soft-tissue mass in the thigh muscles. Ultrasonography provided the diagnosis of hydatid cyst. Total pericystecomy was performed. We point out the importance of preoperative ...
Dorsal dislocation of the first metatarsophalangeal joint associated with fractured second metatarsal head.
(University of Nairobi, 2011-06)
Traumatic dislocations of the first metatarsophalangeal joint were first described by Mouchet in 1931. The anatomical complexity of the first metatarsophalangeal joint makes this injury one of a kind. There have been a ...
Osteitis of the fourth metatarsal caused by a date palm thorn in a child: why the dorsum of the foot is the most commonly injured site.
(University of Nairobi, 2013-01)
The palms are frequent in the region of eastern Morocco. An insidious onset of a lytic lesion in the base of the fourth metatarsal caused by a date palm thorn in a 20-year-old patient is presented. An untreated embedded ...