A 45-year-old male patient presents with a painless 5-mm dark stripe under his fingernail that he noticed about 6 months ago. He denies trauma to the area and states that recently, the stripe has started to grow proximally just past the cuticle. Radiographs are unremarkable. Which of the following is the next step in management?
A 29-year-old female patient reports perineal hypoesthesia and dysesthesia on the operative side immediately following hip arthroscopy for treatment of a labral tear and femoroacetabular impingement. Which of the following operative techniques might have decreased the risk of this complication?
A 48-year-old female patient with lateral left knee pain and valgus malalignment has standing hip-knee-ankle radiographs that reveal an anatomic tibiofemoral angle of 9° of valgus. The deformity is correctable, and the patient has not undergone any prior surgical procedures. This patient may benefit from which of the following interventions?
A 65-year-old female patient presents with persistent right groin pain 6 months after open reduction and internal fixation of a right pertrochanteric femur fracture. Imaging shows a cephalomedullary nail fixation with instability. She has no history of delayed wound healing. Evaluation for an infection is negative. Which of the following is the best option for revision for this patient?
When compared with bupivicaine HCl for pain management following total knee arthroplasty, peri-articular injection of liposomal bupivicaine offers which of the following?
A 61-year-old female with type-2 diabetes presents with midfoot arthritis and an advanced plantar rocker bottom deformity. She has a history of recurrent plantar midfoot ulcers that are currently closed. She has no signs of infection and her HbA1c is 5.5%. Her ulcers have persisted despite orthotics and shoewear modification. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment at this time?
Which of the following is the most common complication after a percutaneous Achilles tendon rupture repair?
A 28-year-old female patient has a unilateral cervical facet dislocation following a skiing accident. She has ipsilateral 4/5 weakness of wrist extension and mild numbness and tingling in her thumb. She has no other injuries and is alert, awake, and cooperative. Which of the following is the best treatment strategy?
The majority of the blood supply to the femoral head comes from the medial and lateral circumflex vessels. These vessels directly branch off of which of the following?
For which of the following types of metastatic cancer to the spine does radiation therapy best achieve local control of the disease?