Case of the month – September 2022

Case of the month – September 2022

A motorcycle accident with late consequences    The motorcycle of a 20-year-old patient slipped on the wet road. He remembers hitting the road with his left shoulder and his left arm being hyperextended. He was examined at the hospital where an X-ray of the...
Case of the month – February 2022

Case of the month – February 2022

Acute pain at the wrist    You are seeing a 58-year-old patient who says that one week ago he suddenly experienced pain at the right wrist. He has had a diagnosis of chronic polyarthritis for many years, which has already caused severe deformity of his hands....
Case of the month – November 2021

Case of the month – November 2021

  The sensory loss, creeping up…     You are seeing a 32 year old patient who complains about tingling and numbness of his feet, which has gradually spread proximally within the last 48 hours, currently affecting both legs and the trunk up to the...
Case of the month – October 2021

Case of the month – October 2021

  An isolated neuritis after COVID-vaccination?        A 40 year old patient complains about pain on the dorsal foot. It started about half a year ago, that if he crossed his feet, there was a point at the lateral ankle, which would provoke a...
Case of the month – August 2021

Case of the month – August 2021

    The painful ankle after surgery….       A 66-year old woman is referred to your office. Her story is the following: Half a year ago she underwent surgery of the right lower leg because of varicosities. After the compression bandage was...
Case of the month – May 2021

Case of the month – May 2021

    The painless thumb weakness and the ultrasound finding in the muscles       A 47 year old patient is referred to your lab. The referral diagnosis is posterior interosseus syndrome.    As you look at the posterior interosseus nerve on its...