I. David Kaye

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Sternoclavicular Joint Arthritis

The Problem Osteoarthritis of the sternoclavicular (SC) joint is a prevalent, but mostly asymptomatic disorder. It is the most common condition to affect the SC joint. Cadaveric examinations of the SC joint report degenerative changes present in all patients over the age of fifty. Radiographically, SC arthritis was seen in over half of specimens over…

Luxatio Erecta: Evaluation and Management

The Problem An inferior dislocation is commonly referred to as luxatio erecta (Latin for “erect dislocation”), deriving its name from the classical presentation of an arm that is elevated and abducted and held overhead, unable to be lowered. Shoulder dislocations comprise about 50% of all large joint dislocations and inferior dislocations account for about 0.5%…

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