Osteochondritis dissecans

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  • Sample Nursing Care Plan

    PATIENT NAME: Steven Garcia SEX: Male AGE : 12 YO D.O.B: CHIEF COMPLAINT: “Really bad right knee pain” x 1month HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS: This 12 year-old, adolescent male presents today to pediatric practice complaining of “really bad right knee pain” that has been going on for 1-month month but has worsened to the point where patient had to stop playing soccer during school gym class today which prompted current visit. Patient rates pain as an 8 out of 10 and states that it is localized only to his right knee. The severity of the pain makes it hard to bear weight on the right leg and patient admits that that he has been limping for a month. Activities such as running seem to make the pain worse, while patient states that rest and motrin seem to help alleviate the pain. Patient was unable to identify any factors that help to alleviate the limp. Patient denies any recent trauma or previous injuries that might have led to knee pain. Patient also denies any previous history of injury or illness similar to current episode. Patient’s denies any acute weight gain and patient’s mother sates that “he has always been a big kid.” Patient admits to poor diet choices such as chips and soda. MEDICATIONS: Benzoylperoxide for Acne. ALLLERGIES: NKDA. PAST MEDICAL HISTORY: Medical: Acne. Surgical: None Immunizations: Up to date. FAMILY HISTORY: Mother is alive and has diabetes. Father is also alive and has hypertension. Has one sister who is 16 and has had appendicitis.…

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  • Osteochondritis Research Paper

    Bones are in everybody’s body. Just like the organs, they can get infected. The most common diseases of the bones are osteopenia and osteoporosis. Osteochondritis dissecans, though rare, can still pop up and cause more damage to your body. In addition, Osteopenia and Osteoporosis can occur through genetics, but sometimes the environment contributes. First, let’s get down to the basics. Everybody knows that the skeletal system is used for the protection of organs, holds the structure of the…

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  • Podiatry Case Study

    would be: Dermatological Conditions such as: Blisters, Eczema, Fissures, Hellomatae, Hyperhidrosis, Hyperkeratosis, Onychogryphosis, Onycoxis, Psoriasis, Seborrhoic dermatitis, skin tumors (lipomas, cycts) and Ulcerations. Neurological Conditions such as: Dropped foot, Morton’s Neuroma, Neuropathies, Sciatica and Tunnel Syndrome of the Tarsal. Metabolic Disorders such as: Diabetes Mellitus and Gout. Infected Conditions such as: Bacterial infections, Fungal Infections and Verruca Pedis.…

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