DISEASES OF THE LOCOMOTOR APPARATUS
Course contents summary
The course aims to provide students with the relevant skills, recognition and interpretation of signs and symptoms and classification of the disease. It is also proposed to provide expertise for the establishment of a effective communication with the patient and his family
Congenital dysplasia of the hip.
Congenital twisted foot.
Hollow foot, flat foot.
Hallux valgus. Metatarsalgia.
Meta-epiphyseal juvenile dystrophy or osteochondrosis (Perthes' disease, epiphysiolysis).
Scoliosis (congenital bone scoliosis, acquired scoliosis, juvenile idiomatic scoliosis, diagnosis, clinical diagnosis and principles of therapy).
Osteoarthritis (general principles, classification, pathological anatomy, clinical and radiographic diagnosis). Vertebral osteoarthritis, arthrosis of the hip, arthrosis of the knee and rizoarthrosis.
Diagnosis and principles of treatment of lumbago, lumbosciatalgi, lombocruralgia and cervicobrachialgia.
General information on primitive and metatastatic tumors of the musculoskeletal system.
General principles of traumatology (bruises, sprains, dislocations and fractures).
Healing processes of a fracture.
Delay of consolidation and pseudoarthrosis; complications of fractures and dislocations. Main fractures of the limbs and vertebro-medullary fractures. Fractures of the proximal femur. Wrist and carpal scaphoid fractures.
Capsule-ligament injuries of the knee and meniscal injuries.
Carpal tunnel syndrome. Dupuytren's disease. Trigger finger. Rheumatoid hand. De Quervain’s disease.
MANUALE DI ORTOPEDIA E TRAUMATOLOGIA", Autori: F. Benazzo, F. Ceccarelli, G. Cerulli, M. D'Arienzo, L. de Palma, F. Franchin, S. Gatto, V. Guzzanti, R. Mora, V. Patella, D. Ronca, M. A. Rosa, G.Sessa, U. Tarantino, C. Villani - Monduzzi Editore - CLINICA ORTOPEDICA Autore: M. Campanacci, Patron Editore - "MANUALE DI ORTOPEDIA E TRAUMATOLOGIA" : Autori: S. Giannini, C. Faldini Edizioni Minerva Medica - "MANUALE DI ORTOPEDIA E TRAUMATOLOGIA" 2a Edizione: Autori F.A. Grassi, U.E. Pazzaglia, G. Pilato, G. Zatti, Ed. Elsevier
Lectures will be carried out with the aid of oral presentations, slides and interactive involvement of the student according to the timetable defined at the beginning of academic year
Assessment methods and criteria
The evaluation of the preparation of the student will be based on oral exams and will focus on the content of the topics defined by the educational program