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Lachman's Case Studies in Anatomy

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The fifth edition of Lachman's Case Studies in Anatomy is a thoroughly revised edition of a popular collection of 50 anatomical cases. Each chapter starts with a clinical case presentation, followed by diagnosis and therapy and then an extensive discussion of the anatomy that is relevant to the case. The patient presentations provide the history and physical examination findings in a format consistent with that which the student will utilize in clinical training. Diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that are discussed have been brought up-to-date and are consistent with current medical practice. Cases represent clinical encounters required in clerkship curricula. This should allow students to draw from this book throughout their four years in medical school. The scope of the book has been expanded to include embryological development by including three new cases of developmental abnormalities. Many new figures and have included many diagnostic images including radiographs, CT scans, MRIs and ultrasounds. To help the reader feel confident that the major anatomical points have been mastered, review questions and answers have been added at the end of each unit.

Table of Contents

Head and Neck
Facial Paralysis (Bell's Palsy)
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Septic Thrombosis of the Cavernous Sinus
Orbital Floor Fracture
Bilateral Dislocation of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)
Tracheoesophageal Fistula
Fracture of the Mandible
Penetrating Injury to the Neck
Flexion-Extension Injury of the Neck
Central Venous Catheterization
Unit I Review Questions
Prolapse of an Intervertebral Disk
Lumbar Puncture
Unit II Review Questions
Cancer of the Breast
Aspiration Pneumonia
Tetralogy of Fallot
Lung Cancer
Angina Pectoris
Myocardial Infarction
Coarctation of the Aorta
Obstruction of the Superior Vena Cava
Cancer of the Esophagus
Unit III Review Questions
Indirect Inguinal Hernia
Biliary Colic, Acute Cholecystitis and Cholecystectomy
Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obesity
Obstructive Jaundice
Superior Mesenteric Artery Syndrome
Ureteral Stone with Hydronephrosis
Colon Cancer
Portal Hypertension
Unit IV Review Questions
Pelvis and Perineum
Prolapse of the Uterus
Urethral Rupture
Ectopic Tubal Pregnancy
Unit V Review Questions
Upper Limb
Fracture of the Clavicle
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Subclavian Steal Syndrome
Supracondylar Fracture of the Humerus
Peripheral Venous Access
Scaphoid Fracture
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Unit VI Review Questions
Lower Limb
Intragluteal Injection
Femoral Neck Fracture
"Unhappy Triad" of the Knee
Intermittent Claudication
Anterior Compartment Syndrome
Common Fibular Nerve Laceration
Review Questions
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