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Pigmented Onychomatricoma: A Rare Pigmented Nail Unit Tumor Presenting as Longitudinal Melanonychia That Has Potential for Misdiagnosis as Melanoma

July 21, 2014

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Effects of targeted exercise on chronic ankle instability

July 15, 2014

Clinicians and researchers are increasingly utilizing exercise protocols focused on improving proprioception, range of motion, and strength to influence the more active and functional deficits that have been associated with chronic ankle instability in the literature.

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Lipid-Colloid Dressing Shows Improved Reepithelialization, Pain Relief, and Corneal Barrier Function in Split-Thickness Skin-Graft Donor Wound Healing

July 9, 2014

Donor-site wound healing was tested with a nonadherent petrolatum- and hydrocolloid-impregnated polyester, a lipid-colloid dressing, and a nonadherent polyester dressing, supplemented with petrolatum manually by a physician onsite. Ten patients, 1 woman and 9 men (22 to 79 years old; average 58.4 ± 17.54 years), were enrolled in this prospective comparison study. The split-thickness skin graft was 14.5 ± 7.49 cm long x 8.2 ± 4.07 cm wide (5.5-27 cm long and 4.0-14.0 wide) and 14/1000 inches (0.356 mm) deep

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Association between diabetic foot ulceration and premature death

July 8, 2014

Diabetes is an established risk factor for several causes of death, including ischemic heart disease, stroke, renal disease, infectious diseases and several cancers. Estimates based on analysis of 123,205 deaths among 820,200 individuals suggest an adjusted hazard ratio of 1.80 (Confidence interval 95 percent) for death from any cause compared to persons without diabetes.

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Reoperations after Tarsal Coalition Resection: A Population-based Study

July 5, 2014

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Dynamic Positional Deformity of the Hallux – Corrected Proof

July 4, 2014

Abstract: The present study reports a case with concomitant tethering of the flexor tendon and extensor tendon of the hallux after closed tibiofibular shaft fractures. We have obtained good clinical results using tenotomy of the flexor hallucis longus tendon and Z-plasty lengthening of the extensor hallucis longus tendon. Because few studies have described the clinical results and operative methods for this type of combined deformity, we report a case with dynamic positional deformity of the hallux.

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Dynamic Positional Deformity of the Hallux

July 2, 2014

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