Sign and Symptoms of Emphysema

In this article we will discuss about Sign and Symptoms of Emphysema. So let’s get started.

Sign and Symptoms

Chronic Cough

Shortness of Breath

Fatigue

Swollen Ankles

Barrel Chest

Increased CO2 retention

Dyspnea

Hyperresonance on Chest Percussion

Orthopnea

Minimal Cyanosis

Use of Accessory Muscles for Breathing

Anxiety

Sleep Problems

Anorexia and Weight Loss

Wheezing

Morning Headaches

“Pink Puffer” describes Emphysema due to its clinical features

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Hamstring Muscles

In this article we will discuss about Hamstring Muscles. So let’s get started.

Hamstring Muscles

It is Composed of Three Individual Muscle viz. Semitendinosus,Semimembranosus and Biceps Femoris

Origin

Semitendinosus,Semimembranosus and Long Head Of Biceps Femoris originates from Ischial Tuberosity, while short head of Biceps Femoris originates from Linea Aspera and Lateral Supracondylar line of femur.

Insertion

Semitendinosus inserts in medial surface of tibia, Semimembranosus inserts in medial condyle of tibia while biceps femoris forms a common tendon and inserts in lateral side of head if fibula.

Artery and Nerve Supply

Inferior Gluteal Artery and Profunda femoris artery

Sciatic Nerve

Function

Flexion of Knee

Extension of Hip

Sign and Symptoms of Scleroderma

In this article we will discuss about Sign and Symptoms of Scleroderma. So let’s get started.

Sign and Symptoms

Limited Scleroderma is referred to as CREST

Calcinosis

Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Esophageal Dysfunction

Sclerodactyly

Telangiectasis

While in Diffuse Scleroderma the skin of arms,legs and trunk are tight and hardened along with inflammation of joints. Diffuse Scleroderma is more serious condition as it involves internal organs like GIT,Heart,Kidneys or Lungs.

Radiographic Diagnosis (MRI) of Plantar Fasciitis

In this article we will discuss about Radiographic Diagnosis (MRI) of Plantar Fasciitis. So let’s get started.

Radiographic Diagnosis

Plantar fasciitis refers to the inflammation of plantar fascia caused due to repetitive microtrauma resulting in microtears of the fascia. Following MRI Samples helps you to rule out Plantar Fasciitis.

Adson Sign or Adson Test

In this article we will discuss about Adson Sign or Adson Test. So let’s get started.

Adson Sign or Adson Test

Adson Sign or Adson Test is a provocative test for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome elicited by compression of subclavian artery by cervical rib or tightened scalene muscles

Video Tutorial demonstrating Adson Sign or Adson Test given below