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PREVENTION OF EYE INJURIES REFERENCES PROTECTIVE EYEWEAR American Academy of Pediatrics: Protective eyewear for young Eyewear should be made of polycarbonate lenses order 140mg malegra fxt free shipping, athletes. Napier SM, Baker RS, et al: Eye injuries in athletics and recre- If a helmet is required for the sport, then protective ation. Rodriguez JO, Lavina AM: Prevention and treatment of Contact lenses offer no protection whatsoever. Am Fam Phys 67:1481–1488, Eye protection can reduce the risk of eye injury by 2003. J Am Sports goggles with polycarbonate lenses are recom- Optom Assoc 69:395–413, 1998. Ocular trauma Blood, avulsed teeth, mouth guards, or other objects in Major League baseball players. Arch Ophthalmol 113:749–752, The history should include the mechanism of injury, 1995. An important question to ask is, “Does it feel the same when you (the athlete) bite down? Prim and imaging (if there is any question about the diag- Care 11:161, 1984. Observation includes evaluation of facial sym- Easterbrook M, Johnston RH, Howcroft MJ: Assessment of ocular foreign bodies. Palpation includes the Rhee DJ, Pyfer MF, Rhee DM: The Wills Eye Manual. This may be blood or cerebral spinal fluid Norwalk, CT, Appleton & Lange, 1999. The “ring test” is a method of detecting CSF Vinger PF: A practical guide for sports eye protection.

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Rasool MN generic malegra fxt 140 mg amex, Govender S, Naidoo KS, Moodley M (1992) Foot defor- anomalies exist concurrently in roughly fifty percent of mities and occult spinal abnormalities in children: A review of 16 patients. Schaefer D, Hefti F (2000) Combined cuboid/cuneiform oste- Associated anomalies otomy for correction of residual adductus deformity in idiopathic and secondary club feet. J Bone Joint Surg Br 82: 881–4 Congenital vertical talus occurs alone or in connection 34. Song HR, Carroll NC, Neyt J, Carter JM, Han J, D‘Amato CR: Clubfoot with neurological disorders (particularly myelomenin- analysis with three-dimensional foot models. Wainwright AM, Auld T, Benson MK, Theologis TN (2002) The clas- with secondary neuromuscular pes planovalgus, which is sification of congenital talipes equinovarus. J Bone Joint Surg Br very common in myelomeningocele and a consequence of 84:1020–4 38. Wynne-Davies R (1972) Genetic and environmental factors in the the missing muscle function ( Chapter 3. Congenital flatfoot has also been observed in connection with arthrogryposis, neurofibromatosis, tri- somy 18, Prader-Willi syndrome, De Barsy syn- drome[12] and prune-belly syndrome[6]. Type 2: vertical talus associated with neuromuscular ▬ Synonyms: Congenital vertical talus, congenital rigid disorders, flatfoot, congenital convex pes valgus, congenital Type 3: vertical talus associated with malformation rocker-bottom flatfoot, platypodia syndromes, ▬ Type 4: vertical talus associated with chromosomal anomalies, ▬ Type 5: idiopathic vertical talus – 5a: resulting from an intrauterine disorder, – 5b: with digitotalar dysmorphism, – 5c: with vertical talus in a close relative, – 5d: not associated with any other skeletal anomaly or genetic component. Etiology The frequency of a very wide variety of associated anoma- lies underlines the fact that vertical talus is a very hetero- geneous condition in etiological respects. Vertical talus Historical background in isolation appears to be the result of a problem during In contrast with clubfoot, which was known as a clinical diagnosis back pregnancy. Up until the 7th week of pregnancy the foot in ancient times, the presence of congenital flatfoot was only discov- is in pronounced dorsal extension and gradually plan- ered after the invention of the x-ray. The damage must occur during this phase, possibly as a result of the concurrent shortening of both the triceps surae Occurrence muscle and the foot extensors. A hereditary component While we are not aware of any epidemiological studies, has been observed both for flatfoot in isolation and in as- flatfoot can be described as a fairly rare deformity. A useful method The pathoanatomical changes have been investigated in for differentiating between a vertical talus and a flexible several children with multiple deformities who died at flatfoot or oblique talus is to record lateral x-rays of the an early age.