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1
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septic arthritis labs

A

WBC> 50,000 (can be >2000)

glucose <25

2
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trendelenburg sign assoc with obese boy

A

scphe
shift of torso over affected hip due to weak glut mead
-impaired internal rotation
-can’t abduct well

SURGERY IS DEFINITIVE, not weight loss

3
Q

brachial artery injury assoc

A

supracondylar break

4
Q

radial nerve injury

A

humerus shaft, poorly fitted crutches

5
Q

carpal tunnel doesn’t effect palmer sensation, why?

A

superficial palmar cutaneous branch passes outside of tunnel

6
Q

evaluation of DDH

A

US best for first 4-6 months

7
Q

sunburst pattern on metaphysis of long bone

A

osteosarcoma

8
Q

onion ring pattern on xray

A

ewing sarcoma