By: Terry R. Yochum, DC, DACBR, Fellow, ACCR and Michael S. Barry, DC, DACBR History Two adult patients present with a long-standing history of shoulder pain. The diagnosis in Figures 1 and 2 is the same. What’s your diagnosis? Diagnosis Degenerative joint disease (osteoarthritis) of the glenohumeral articulation. In Fig. 2, there is an associated
By: Terry R. Yochum, DC, DACBR, Fellow, ACCR, and Chad J. Maola, DC Case History This young adult presents with pain in the hip after suffering trauma. Is there a fracture? DIAGNOSIS Monostotic Fibrous Dysplasia. Observe the geographic radiolucency just below the lesser trochanter. There is a “ground glass” matrix and a sclerotic border.
By: Terry R. Yochum, DC, DACBR, Fellow, ACCR, and Chad J. Maola, DC Case History This adult male patient complains of chronic shoulder pain. He had multiple shoulder dislocations when he was younger playing football. Do you see something unusual here? Diagnosis Severe glenohumeral degenerative joint disease (DJD) with superior displacement of the humerus as