Paediatric orthopaedics deals with the diagnosis and management of diseases and injuries in bones, joints, muscles and nerves, in children.
The second edition of Neonatal Orthopaedics examines orthopaedics problems in neonates, focussing on antenatal diagnostic measures, diagnostic points and salient features of each disorder.
The book begins with an introduction to the general aspects of neonatal orthopaedics, discussing anatomy and physiology, antenatal diagnosis, genetics, skeletal and muscular disorders and birth injuries.
The following sections describe various disorders found in different parts of the neonate body - lower limb, vertebral, upper limb and shoulder. Each chapter discusses in detail conditions that may be encountered, describing their etiology, clinical features, differential diagnosis and treatment. Keywords for each chapter have also been included.
The final sections discuss neonatal infections and miscellaneous conditions including tetanus, gangrene, conjoined twins and rheumatic disorders.
Second edition examining etiology, clinical features, diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedics disorders in neonates
Features diseases and injuries in all sections of the body
Each chapter includes a `keywords' box
Previous edition published in 2007
N De Mazumder MBBS MS Visitng Surgeon, Orthopaedic Department, Chittaranjan Sishu Sadan Hospital, Kolkata, India
General Aspect of Neonatal Orthopaedics Importance of Neonatal Orthopaedics as a Subject Anatomical and Physiological Consideration of a Neonate Antenatal Diagnosis of Orthopaedic Conditions Importance of Genetics in Neonatal Orthopaedic Diseases Congenital Malformations General Abnormalities of Skeletal Development, Evident at Birth Disorders of Voluntary Muscles Presenting at Birth Can we Diagnose Cerebral Palsy in the Neonatal Period? Birth Injuries Congenital Developmental Anomalies of the Extremities in the Neonate Neonatal Rickets Lower Limb Anomalies Bent Bones in a Neonate Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of the Tibia and Fibula Congenital Lower Limb Defects Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency Congenital Coxa Vara Foetal Development and Natural History of Lower Limb Rotation Postural and Congenital Deformities of the Foot and Ankle Club Foot Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita Congenital Subluxations and Dislocations around the Knee Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Congenital Abduction Contracture of the Hip and Pelvic Obliquity Vertebral Anomalies Vertebral Agenesis, Fusions and the Fusion Defects Congenital Scoliosis Klippel-Feil Syndrome Congenital Muscular Torticollis Upper Limb and Shoulder Girdle Anomalies Congenital High Scapula (Sprengel's Shoulder Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of the Clavicle Cleidocranial Dysostosis and Congenital Absence of the Pectoral Muscles Congenital Radioulnar Synostosis and Congenital Synostosis of the Elbow Radial Club Hand and Congenital Longitudinal Deficiency of the Ulna Hand and Finger Affections Present at Birth Neonatal Infections Neonatal Osteomyelitis Acute Psoas Abscess in a Newborn Infant Miscellaneous Conditions Mucolipidoses Neonatal Tetanus Syndromes with Skeletal Problems Present at Birth Neonatal Gangrene Rheumatic Disorders Manifesting in the Neonatal Period Neonatal Malignancy and Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Conjoined (Siamese) Twins Caffey's Disease Syndromes having Craniosynostosis Presenting at Birth Chondrodysplasia Punctata