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    Dr Mathew Varghese is a graduate and a post-graduate from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University. He is currently the Head of the Department of Orthopaedics, St Stephen's Hospital, Delhi. He has specialised in trauma care with particular emphasis on reconstructive surgery for trauma, paralytic poliomyelitis, cerebral palsy and paediatric orthopaedic problems. He is also an associate faculty at the Transportation Research and Injury Prevention Programme, A WHO collaborating centre at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi as an expert on injury control, pre--hospital care and epidemiology of injuries.

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The description of pain that you have given in the knee and shoulder is not adequate to make the diagnosis. At your age X-ray cervical spine may...

Answered on : 23 Jan 2011

I am not sure how your diagnosis of bone TB was confirmed. Was it based on X-rays or MRIs or was it purely based on clinical evaluation? Long term...

Answered on : 22 Jan 2011

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition of joint damage that occurs in patients with psoriasis. The involvement of the joints may be in the small...

Answered on : 15 Jan 2011

From your description you needed laminectomy. In spina bifida, lamina do not form well (either partially or completely). It is possible you had...

Answered on : 10 Nov 2010

You mention that you have a tear of the ankle ligament. You also mention that there is a crack but I am not clear where the crack is. Is it in the...

Answered on : 05 Nov 2010

You had an infection 12 years back, which means you had the treatment 12 years back and it is a long time ago. Ordinarily if relapse had to occur...

Answered on : 24 Oct 2010

From what you are describing it seems to be a small haematoma at the site of the lower incision. This is the site where the graft is attached to...

Answered on : 04 Oct 2010

You are 50 years now, and as per your orthopaedic surgeon you have flat foot. It is common for some of flat footed person to have pain coming on...

Answered on : 12 Jul 2010

You have written your diagnosis as a fracture neck femur. From the description of fixation done it seems to be an intertrochanteric fracture neck...

Answered on : 22 Jun 2010
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