Septic Arthritis

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Introduction Septic arthritis is an infection within a joint space. it can affect both native and prosthetic joints. It is typically acute, although in some cases in chronic. In acute…

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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE / SUFE)
X-ray demonstrating Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE / SUFE)

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE / SUFE)

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Introduction Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE), also sometimes called¬†Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE)¬†is a disease of childhood, typically seen in late childhood and early adolescence. In the condition, the head…

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Spina Bifida

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Introduction Spina Bidifa is a¬†neural tube defect¬†that results from a defect in the closure of the neural tube (which goes to form the spinal column) during embryological development. Anatomically, this…

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

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Introduction This is also known as sudden unexplained infant death (SUID) - aka¬†Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). It is defined as: ‚ÄúThe sudden and unexpected death of a child under…

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Summary of Milestones

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  GROSS MOTOR VISION + FINE MOTOR HEARING + SPEECH SOCIAL NEWBORN Limbs flexed Symmetrical posture Head lag Startles to loud noises 6 WEEKS Follows moving object or face by…

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