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On the other hand, certain changes can prove func- tionally beneficial, for example an equinus foot in a case Etiology and pathogenesis of a weak triceps surae muscle. The orthopaedist must be Widely differing clinical conditions lead to neuro-or- able to recognize and preserve such changes, and guard thopaedic problems and these are addressed in the against therapeutic overzealousness and inappropriate individual chapters (e. One important diagnostic step in neuro-ortho- paraplegia, myelomeningoceles, post-polio syndrome; paedics is to distinguish between functionally peripheral disorders: nerve lesions, plexus palsies etc. Since the resulting functional ortho- paedic problems are more uniform than their causes they Various principles can be drawn up for orthopaedic treat- will be grouped accordingly. The loss of control over ment that are based more on that signs and symptoms part of the motor system affects everyday functions such and functional consequences of the underlying disease as walking, standing, sitting or the use of the upper ex- rather than the actual basic neurological condition. The underlying muscle activity may be spastic cessive spastic and weak, or absent, muscle activity are or flaccid. Since A sensory disorder of varying severity is also usually the underlying neurological disease often cannot be in- present and can indirectly affect everyday functioning. This explains the high rate of recurrences after itself as a stiffness that hinders joint movement in the rel- corrective procedures. However, the range variety of different measures involving, for example, the of motion is hardly restricted at all. Spasticity, on the other group of »therapies« (physical therapy, occupational ther- hand, involves an increase in muscle tone with exagger- apy, speech therapy etc. The numerous therapeutic strategies must groups are affected, and the antagonists are overstretched be implemented in a planned and coordinated manner. Spastic muscles As a rule, however, none of these measures is capable of are also weakened under the effect of their spastic power. Neuro-orthopaedics is concerned with the treat- for the application of a lot of force in order to break the ment of structural and functional changes of the spasm and continue the movement in the same direc- musculoskeletal system that occur secondarily as a tion. While the detailed pathogenesis of the spasticity is result of a neurological disorder. However, since the not clear, it is thought to be associated with an increase underlying disease is not treatable, or at least only in gamma activity that makes the muscle spindles more treatable to a minimal extent, no definitive correc- sensitive, thus resulting in exaggerated muscle tone and tion should be expected from the orthopaedic treat- reflexes. In everyday clinical practice, the marked tendency toward muscle contractures, in particular, can cause prob- Clinical features and diagnosis lems. The excessive muscle activity can be triggered or The clinical evaluation of a patient with neuromuscular avoided according to the positioning of the patients. Thus, disease must always include a neurological assessment in an extension spasm in the leg can be elicited by stretching addition to an orthopaedic examination. Defective neuromuscular control in the Neurological evaluation upright position will lead to dynamic instability. Muscle Motor and sensory disorders are of particular interest tone increases by way of compensation, but this has a from the neurological standpoint and must be included negative impact on tone stability. As regards motor func- Any alteration of involuntary muscle activity produces tion, a basic distinction must be made in connection with motor signs and symptoms that cannot be controlled orthopaedic measures between neurological disorders directly by the patient. These include dystonia, athetosis with reduced, increased or altered muscle activity. In dystonia, individual mus- Reduced muscle activity and power are present in cles or muscle groups produce sustained tonic contrac- flaccid paralyses, e. Athetosis is characterized by involuntary, irregular nerve, after poliomyelitis or in spinal muscle atrophy, but and slow movements that can cause extreme positions to also after a muscle itself is damaged, for example as occurs be adopted at the joints, which keeps contractures at a in muscular dystrophies or other myopathies. In ataxia, it is the coordination of muscle activ- Testing the power of the individual muscle groups ity that is impaired, causing the patient to stand and walk will reveal any muscle imbalances. But they stabilizers and organs of propulsion explain the function- also interfere with motor learning, since the necessary al restrictions of the patients. Muscle tone – compared sensations are not perceived or incompletely perceived. For example, the patient may occurs, for example, during the period immediately fol- be unable to tolerate shoes on the feet or try to avoid any lowing injuries to the CNS, or can often affect the trunk contact with the ground. Thus, while a patient may be able to sit up The main diagnostic aspects are described in the corre- voluntarily, he will otherwise sag down in his chair when sponding chapters on the individual clinical conditions.

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Campbell R discount panmycin 500mg with amex, Hell-Vocke AK (2003) Growth of the thoracic spine in Congenital generic panmycin 250mg, unilateral contraction of the sternocleido- congenital scoliosis after expansion thoracoplasty effective panmycin 500mg. J Bone Jt Surg (Am) 85: 409–20 mastoid muscle with inclination of the head towards the 6 discount 250 mg panmycin with visa. Campbell R order panmycin 500 mg amex, Smith M, Mayes TV, Mangos JA, Willey-Courand DB, side of the shortened muscle, rotation towards the oppo- Kose N, Pinero RF, Alder ME, Duong HL, Surber JL (2004) The ef- site side and facial asymmetry. Connor JM, Conner AN, Connor RA, Tolmie JL, Yeung B, Goudie For a long time it was assumed that congenital muscular D (1987) Genetic aspects of early childhood scoliosis. Am J Med torticollis was caused by birth trauma during delivery Genet 27: 419–24 from a breech presentation. Dickson RA, Stamper P, Sharp AM, Harker P (1980) School screen- explain why a pulled muscle should result in a permanent ing for scoliosis: cohort study of clinical course. Jarcho S, Levin PM (1938) Hereditary malformations of the verte- lesion heals up more or less completely without any bral bodies. Lawhon SM, Mac Ewen GD, Bunnell WP (1986) Orthopaedic from a breech presentation nowadays, since a cesarean aspects of the VATER association. J Bone Joint Surg (Am) 68: section is generally performed for this intrauterine posi- 424–9 tion. McMaster M, Ohtsuka K (1982) The natural history of congenital scoliosis. McMaster MJ (1984) Occult intraspinal anomalities and congenital examination of biopsy preparations taken during surgical scoliosis. J Bone Joint Surg (Am) 66: 588–601 treatment revealed any form of hemosiderin deposits 13. Poussa M, Merikanto J, Ryoppy S, Marttinen E, Kaitila I (1991) The such as would be expected after a pulled muscle. Spine 16: 881–7 congenital muscular torticollis is indeed often associated 14. Purkiss S, Driscoll B, Cole W, Alman B (2002) Idiopathic scoliosis in families of children with congenital scoliosis. Clin Orthop with a breech presentation, it has probably nothing to do 401:27–31 with the birth process. Microscopic examination reveals a fibrosis of the children, the sternocleidomastoid muscle is palpable as a muscles that is sometimes seen after necrosis. An ab- tough cord, and it usually easy to detect whether the cla- normal intrauterine posture may be a contributory factor vicular part, the sternal part or both parts are shortened. The A clicking sound is also occasionally elicited by a stretch- occurrence of torticollis in families has been observed. Imaging is not usually necessary 3 Ocular causes are not infrequently involved. X-rays of the cervical spine Congenital muscular torticollis is relatively common, al- are often difficult to interpret in patients with muscular though corresponding epidemiological figures are not torticollis since the bony structures are distorted and the available. In a study in Japan involving 7,000 infants, the vertebral bodies are not shown in the standard projection. The facial asymmetry is not just present as a primary sign, but can also develop secondarily or become Clinical features, diagnosis exacerbated if the torticollis persists for a prolonged Congenital muscular torticollis can be diagnosed on the period. Furthermore, the patient’s brain becomes basis of purely clinical criteria. On palpation of the con- accustomed to the oblique position, which is even- tracted sternocleidomastoid muscle, the doctor can fre- tually sensed as »straight« by the child itself. In such quently feel a lump or a kind of tumor, generally in the cases, the corrected, objectively straight, position is distal part of this muscle. The infant’s head is inclined towards the side of the contracted muscle, turned towards the opposite side and almost in- Differential diagnosis variably shows asymmetry of varying degree, otherwise The most important differential diagnosis is the Klippel- known as plagiocephaly. Contracture of the sternocleidomastoid muscle in an 8-year old girl (a), particularly affecting the clavicular part. This tenses a especially during rotation to the opposite side (b) 119 3 3. Therapeutic measures in- clude chiropractic manipulations, heat treatments, muscle relaxants and physiotherapy.

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Most lung transplantation in advanced cases may also be can graduate to independent exercise within 6 weeks warranted. Type of exercise will vary based on patient’s less loss of FVC compared to controls (Schneiderman- ability and comorbidities. In mild forms of CF, athletes initially as many patients are unsteady on their feet should be allowed to participate as their pulmonary and arm ergometry can be used for those with lower function allows. These goals may take months to benefit from more formal rehabilitation programs reach, if at all. Start with several minutes of exercise where the need for supplemental oxygen can be and progress at a rate appropriate for the individual tracked. Bronchodilators and anticholinergics sodium and chloride losses in their sweat when com- are the mainstay of pharmacologic therapy in COPD pared to those without CF. Inhaled corticos- teroids can also assist in decreasing airway inflam- mation. Oral corticosteroids are reserved for more severe cases, and theophylline remains a controversial Respiratory tract infections are one of the most therapy. Studies demonstrate moderate exercise can pro- tions can help COPD patients avoid setbacks in their tect against URIs, while intense exercise can decrease exercise programs and enhance overall well-being. Influenza vaccination of athletes (CF) is an autosomal recessive disorder in winter sports should be considered. Nasal monary, gastrointestinal, reproductive, and skeletal ipratropium bromide and oral/topical decongestants systems as well as the sweat glands. Caution must be exercised monary disease is the leading cause of morbidity and with antihistamines in athletes as they can impair tem- mortality as the thick mucus found with CF leads to perature regulation and cause sedation. Aerobic exercise has been shown to aid in the clear- Antibiotics are only indicated if progression to a sec- ance of secretions and improve quality of life in ondary bacterial infection occurs. Prenatal screening is now available and Athletes with a common cold can continue to partici- should be offered to couples at higher risk, particu- pate to a lesser degree provided no fever is present. Pulmonary Care should be taken to increase hydration and cease function tests are similar to an asthmatic, but also activity if constitutional symptoms occur, such as demonstrate a decreased (FVC). A goal of preventing recurrent respiratory infec- Progression to diseases such as pneumonia and com- tions is attempted through chest physiotherapy, plicated bronchitis warrant up to 10–14 days of rest bronchodilators, and antibiotics. The onset of symptoms typically begins seconds to minutes after the inciting cause. Up to 20% of cases have reaction mediated through IgE antibodies and their a biphasic presentation. It requires previous sensitization and subse- 1–8 h asymptomatic period, a late phase reaction quent reexposure to an allergen. The Anaphylactoid reactions are clinically indistin- late phase symptoms can be protracted, persisting guishable from true anaphylaxis. Both are caused by for several hours in 28% of individuals (Kemp, massive release of potent chemical mediators from 2001). The differences are: ana- phylactoid reactions are not mediated by IgE anti- bodies, they do not require prior sensitization, and they are less commonly associated with severe hypotension and cardiovascular collapse. Both are The diagnosis of anaphylaxis is affected by variability managed with the same treatment measures dis- in the standard case definition. Additional features Anaphylaxis triggers include: food, medications, and include gastrointestinal complaints and experienc- insect stings (see Table 37-7). Any food exposure prior ing a “sense of impending doom” (see Table 37-6). Of special concern would be exposure to the most common food allergens, which include eggs, peanut, cow’s milk, nuts, fish, soy, shellfish, and wheat. Several medications have been known to cause ana- “Sense of impending doom” phylaxis with the most common being beta-lactam antibiotics. Documenting exposure to prescription Tingling/Pruritus medications as well as over-the-counter medications Generalized erythema and supplements is important.

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