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Ecchymosis will typically be present. Anterior drawer testing and talar tilt testing will demonstrate laxity although many individuals will not tolerate such stress tests initially because of extremes of pain and swelling (Table 5–1). 4. Syndesmotic ankle sprains typically present much as a grade 2 or 3 lateral ankle sprain. Pain and swelling may be pronounced and weight bearing is very limited, if not impossible. A squeeze test (compressing the distal thirds of the tibia and fibula together) will produce pain at the ankle.

Less than 10% of ankle sprains involve the medial compartment, and this is usually a more serious injury than a lateral sprain. B. Strains (5% of all ankle injuries). Strains are common in persons who engage in ballistic activities, such as track and field events. These injuries can also result from overuse of the muscle–tendon unit, particularly in endurance running, dancing, or gymnastics. C. Tenosynovitis (5% of all ankle injuries). Tenosynovitis most often occurs in individuals who are running, jumping, or dancing.

R r r 14 FAMILY MEDICINE TABLE 3–1. ETIOLOGY OF HYPERPROLACTINEMIA Physiologic Pregnancy Lactation Stress Sleep Coitus Exercise Pathologic Hypothalamic-pituitary stalk damage Tumors Granulomas Infiltrations Rathke cyst Irradiation Trauma Pituitary Prolactinoma Acromegaly Macroadenoma (compressive) Idiopathic Plurihormonal adenoma Lymphocytic hypophysitis or parasellar mass Macroprolactinemia Surgery Trauma Systemic disorders Chronic renal failure Polycystic ovarian disease Cirrhosis Pseudocyesis Epileptic seizures Cranial radiation Chest—neurogenic chest wall trauma, surgery, herpes zoster Pharmacologic Neuropeptides Thyrotropin-releasing hormone PRL-releasing peptide Drug-induced hypersecretion Dopamine receptor blockers Phenothiazines: chlorpromazine, perphenazine Butyrophenones: haloperidol Thioxanthenes Metoclopramide Dopamine synthesis inhibitors ␣-Methyldopa Catecholamine depletors Reserpine Cholinergic agonists Physostigmine Antihypertensives Labetolol Reserpine Verapamil H 2 antihistamines Cimetidine Ranitidine Estrogens Oral contraceptives Oral contraceptive withdrawal Anticonvulsants Phenytoin Anesthetics Neuroleptics Chlorpromazine Promazine Promethazine Trifluoperazine Fluphenazine Butaperazine Perphenazine Thiethylperazine Thioridazine Haloperidol Pimozide Thiothixene Molindone Opiates and opiate antagonists Heroin Methadone Apomorphine Morphine Antidepressants Tricyclic antidepressants Chlorimipramine Amitriptyline Selective serotononin re-uptake inhibitors Fluoxetine 3: AMENORRHEA 15 TABLE 3–2.

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