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Clinical diagnostics and imaging

Section edited by Daichi Hayashi

This section concerns clinical and research studies of the clinical diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders focusing on musculoskeletal radiology and diagnostic imaging of musculoskeletal disorders.  

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Tibial plateau fractures (TPFs) are sometimes overlooked in the emergency room (ER). Using a national register covering 18 years we aimed to find out why and to evaluate if use of a specific radiographic decis...

    Authors: Cecilie Mullerup Kiel, Kim Lyngby Mikkelsen and Michael Rindom Krogsgaard

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:244

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  2. Content type: Research article

    Accurate measurement of ankle dorsiflexion is important in both research and clinical practice as restricted motion has been associated with many foot pathologies and increased risk of ulcer in people with dia...

    Authors: A. Searle, M. J. Spink and V. H. Chuter

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:183

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Chronic lower back pain is still regarded as a poorly understood multifactorial condition. Recently, the thoracolumbar fascia complex has been found to be a contributing factor. Ultrasound imaging has shown th...

    Authors: Kyra De Coninck, Karen Hambly, John W. Dickinson and Louis Passfield

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:180

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  4. Content type: Technical advance

    It has been suggested that the quantification of paravertebral muscle composition and morphology (e.g. size/shape/structure) with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has diagnostic, prognostic, and therapeutic po...

    Authors: James M. Elliott, Jon Cornwall, Ewan Kennedy, Rebecca Abbott and Rebecca J. Crawford

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:171

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  5. Content type: Research article

    The progression of intervertebral disc (IVD) degeneration leads to rupture within IVD tissues. The location and appearance of areas of gaseous radiolucency in the IVD, known as vacuum phenomena (VPs), are cons...

    Authors: Koichiro Murata, Koji Akeda, Norihiko Takegami, Kevin Cheng, Koichi Masuda and Akihiro Sudo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:164

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  6. Content type: Case report

    Angioleiomyoma is a very rare benign solitary soft tissue neoplasm originating from smooth muscle layer of blood vessels. The tumor is usually located in the subcutis or the superficial fasciae, but less often...

    Authors: Chenxi Cao, Zhengming Cao, Guangyu Liu, Songyang Liu, Yanqi Ye and Tiezheng Sun

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:163

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  7. Content type: Case report

    Since disc sequestration that mimics a tumor is rare and sometimes presents with an atypical appearance upon magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), it is often confused with other more common epidural and intradura...

    Authors: Jingyu Jia, Qiangqiang Wei, Tianlong Wu, Dingwen He and Xigao Cheng

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:154

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  8. Content type: Research article

    dGEMRIC (delayed Gadolinium Enhanced Magnetic Resonance Image of Cartilage) is a well-established technique for cartilage quality assessment in osteoarthritis at clinical field strengths. The method is robust,...

    Authors: Pernilla Peterson, Carl Johan Tiderius, Emma Olsson, Björn Lundin, Lars E. Olsson and Jonas Svensson

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:149

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Identification of poor prognostic factors for OVF is important but has not yet been clearly established. Despite paraspinal muscles could play an important role in the etiology of OVF, what influence time-depe...

    Authors: Marina Katsu, Tetsuro Ohba, Shigeto Ebata and Hirotaka Haro

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:143

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  10. Content type: Case report

    Hypertrophic osteoarthropathy (HOA) is a syndrome characterized by abnormal proliferation of skin and periosteal tissues of the extremities. It can be a rare hereditary disease (pachydermoperiostosis) or can b...

    Authors: Francesco Bozzao, Stella Bernardi, Franca Dore, Lorenzo Zandonà and Fabio Fischetti

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:145

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is commonly used to assess the health of the lumbar spine and supporting structures. Studies have suggested that fatty infiltration of the posterior lumbar muscles is important...

    Authors: David B. Berry, Jennifer Padwal, Seth Johnson, Callan L. Parra, Samuel R. Ward and Bahar Shahidi

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:135

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  12. Content type: Research article

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of two diagnostic tests routinely used for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)—ultrasonography (US) and nerve conduction studies (NCS)—by comparing t...

    Authors: Benedito Felipe Rabay Pimentel, Flávio Faloppa, Marcel Jun Sugawara Tamaoki and João Carlos Belloti

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:115

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  13. Content type: Research article

    In patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL) in the cervical spine, it is well known that the thoracic ossified lesions often coexist with the cervical lesions and can cause seve...

    Authors: Takashi Hirai, Toshitaka Yoshii, Narihito Nagoshi, Kazuhiro Takeuchi, Kanji Mori, Shuta Ushio, Akio Iwanami, Tsuyoshi Yamada, Shoji Seki, Takashi Tsuji, Kanehiro Fujiyoshi, Mitsuru Furukawa, Soraya Nishimura, Kanichiro Wada, Takeo Furuya, Yukihiro Matsuyama…

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:107

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  14. Content type: Research article

    We studied anteromedial varus angulation (VA) in the proximal third of the ulna. The importance of restoration of the anatomical orientation of the ulnar after a proximal fracture is unclear. The purpose of th...

    Authors: Xuchao Shi, Tianlong Pan, Dengying Wu, Rong Chen, Zeng Lin and Jun Pan

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:103

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Force steadiness is a quantitative measure of the ability to control muscle tonus. It is an independent predictor of functional performance and has shown to correlate well with different degrees of motor impai...

    Authors: Andreas W. Blomkvist, Fredrik Eika, Eling D. de Bruin, Stig Andersen and Martin Jorgensen

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:96

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  16. Content type: Research article

    Representing 3%–5% of shoulder girdle injuries scapula fractures are rare. Furthermore, approximately 1% of scapula fractures are intraarticularfractures of the glenoid fossa. Because of uncertain fracture mor...

    Authors: F. Gilbert, L. Eden, R. Meffert, F. Konietschke, J. Lotz, L. Bauer and W. Staab

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:89

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  17. Content type: Case report

    Trigger wrist is a rare condition first described by Marti in 1960, and various causes have been reported. The condition mostly occurs with finger flexion and extension, and rarely with flexion and extension o...

    Authors: Yuichiro Matsui, Daisuke Kawamura, Hiroaki Kida, Kanako C. Hatanaka and Norimasa Iwasaki

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:90

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  18. Content type: Research article

    A concomitant tibial shaft and posterior malleolar fracture is a type of regular compound fracture. The associated posterior malleolar fractures are mostly occult fractures, which often do not show a fracture ...

    Authors: Zhipeng Huang, Yuan Liu, Wenjun Xie, Xiang Li, Xiaodong Qin and Jun Hu

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:86

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  19. Content type: Research article

    Articular cartilage degeneration has been evaluated by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). However, this method has several problems, including its time-consuming nature and the requirement of a high magnetic fi...

    Authors: Okihiro Onishi, Kazuya Ikoma, Masamitsu Kido, Yukichi Kabuto, Keiichiro Ueshima, Ken-ichi Matsuda, Masaki Tanaka and Toshikazu Kubo

    Citation: BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:81

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