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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 226-228

Old is still gold…knee hammer: A forgotten tool!!

Department of Pediatrics, Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Porur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Julius Xavier Scott
Department of Paediatrics, Sri Ramachandra University, Porur, Chennai - 600 116, Tamil Nadu
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DOI: 10.4103/2348-3334.183752

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In this era of the latest diagnostic technologies, meticulous clinical examination of the patient still is the golden principle of medical science and will never lose its importance. This case report highlights that detailed physical examination of the patient would have led to the identification of the etiology quite earlier and the significance of evaluating a child as a whole and not based on symptoms alone.

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