dislocations


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dis·lo·ca·tions

(dis-lō-kā'shŭnz)
Displacements of an organ or any part; specifically disturbance or disarrangement of the normal relation of the bones entering into the formation of a joint.
Synonym(s): luxation (1) .
[L. dislocatio, fr. dis-, apart, + locatio, a placing]
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The mineral springs of Cauquenes burst forth on a line of dislocation, crossing a mass of stratified rock, the whole of which betrays the action of heat.
Engineers typically manipulate the strength of metal through techniques such as cold working or annealing, which exert their effects through small, yet important, structural irregularities called dislocations.
Accurate computational construction of screw and edge dislocations, in a titanium/titanium dioxide system, will be achieved by utilising the multi-scale atomistic approach of "embedding": a technique whereby a self-consistent polarisable-ion tight binding model governs the energies of atoms in the non-linear stressed 'cores' of dislocations, while a bond order potential model- which provides a faster, but less accurate, approach to modelling atomic energies-governs the regions of atoms outside of the core.
No inverted-pear glenoid patterns were found in primarily dislocated shoulders, while 15.3% of joints subject to chronic dislocations demonstrated this configuration, which is associated with critical bone loss.
I first learnt about shoulder dislocations in your last week's column.
Among major joint dislocations in the entire body, glenohumeral joint dislocation is the most common (1).
There were no significant differences in the IKDC score between male and female, first dislocations and recurrent dislocations, and ≤2 cm2 and >2 fractures in each group (all P > 0.05) [Figure 4].
The aim of the study is to evaluate the overall outcome, both subjective and objective, of Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) reconstruction in cases of recurrent patellar dislocations.
The most important diagnostic tools in the TMJ dislocations are clinical history and examination.
Posterior sternoclavicular dislocations (PSCDs) can be difficult to diagnose.
The Elastodynamics of the Spacetime Continuum (STCED) [6,7] provides such an explanation, based on dislocations and disclinations in the spacetime continuum.
Traumatic lumbosacral dislocation is a rare clinical entity, characterized by unilateral or bilateral facet dislocations causing displacement at the level of the fifth lumbar vertebra in relation to the sacrum [1].