How Chemotherapy Can Affect the Feet
Hand-foot syndrome usually manifests as redness, swelling, and pain on the palms of the hands and/or the soles of the feet. Sometimes it is accompanied by blisters, peeling of the skin, and rashes. Less frequently, it may occur in other areas, including knees and elbows.
Overview of Overuse Syndrome
Foot and Ankle We take our feet for granted until they begin to hurt. And just about anything we do requires us to use our feet. Because of this, overuse problems of the feet can be significantly limiting to our daily activities.
Apert syndrome: MedlinePlus Genetics
Individuals with Apert syndrome have syndactyly of the fingers and toes. The severity of the fusion varies, although the hands tend to be more severely affected than the feet. Most commonly, three digits on each hand and foot are fused together. In the most
Compartment Syndrome of the Hand: A Little Thought …
Compartment syndrome of the forearm is a well described entity but there have been relatively few case reports in the emergency medicine literature of hand compartment syndromes (HCS). Prompt recognition and treatment of this potential limb threat are essential to minimize morbidity and mortality. Presented is a case of a documented hand compartment syndrome following a motor vehicle collision.
Compartment syndrome 1. Department of Orthopaedics AFMC PG SEMINAR COMPARTMENT SYNDROME Maj Rohit Vikas Resident Sincethen, compartment syndrome hasbeen shown to affect many areas ofthe body, including the hand, foot,thigh, and
Clubfoot Doctors use the term “clubfoot” to describe a range of foot abnormalities usually present at birth (congenital). In most cases, the front of the foot is twisted downward and inward, the arch is increased, and the heel is turned inward. Untreated, the foot can’t
Congenital Hand Differences
Congenital hand differences can affect both the shape and function of a child’s hand and arm. They occur in about 20 out of every 10,000 babies born and are more common in boys than girls. Hand differences are not usually detected before birth. Occasionally, a
Foot Drop Information Page
· Foot drop describes the inability to raise the front part of the foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot. As a result, individuals with foot drop scuff their toes along the ground or bend their knees to lift their foot higher than usual to avoid the scuffing, which causes what is called a “steppage” gait.
Double Crush Syndrome
Double crush syndrome is a distinct compression at two or more locations along the course of a peripheral nerve that can coexist and synergistically increase symptom intensity. In addition, dissatisfaction after treatment at one site may be the result of persistent
Limited scleroderma, also known as CREST syndrome, is one subtype of scleroderma — a condition whose name means “hardened skin.” The skin changes associated with limited scleroderma typically occur only in the lower arms and legs, below the elbows …
A Breakdown of Pronation Distortion Syndrome
One definition of the word syndrome on Merriam-Webster.com is “a group of signs and symptoms that occur together and characterize a particular abnormality or condition.” Interestingly, the second definition listed is “a set of concurrent things . . . that usually form an identifiable pattern.”
Down Syndrome: Signs, Symptoms, and Characteristics
Down syndrome is a genetic disorder in which there is an extra full or partial chromosome 21. For most people with Down syndrome, this anomaly causes a host of distinctive physical characteristics as well as potential health and medical problems. The exception
1. Title: Brachydactyly Definition: Digits that appear disproportionately short compared to the hand/foot. The word brachydactyly is used to describe a series of Mendelian diseases characterized by distinct patterns of shortened digits (brachydactyly types A-E).
Supination and Pronation: What It Means for the Foot …
Supination and pronation are terms used to describe the up or down orientation of your hand, arm, or foot. When your palm or forearm faces up, it’s supinated. When your palm or forearm faces
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) is a painful condition of a person’s arm, hand, leg or foot, which occurs after an injury, such as a fracture. Rarely, CRPS can affect other body parts, such as the face. Symptoms can range from mild to severe, and may last