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Patients with black hip and black knee due to ochronotic arthropathy: case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  24223251     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ochronotic arthropathy is a manifestation of longstanding alkaptonuria. With increasing age, an accumulation of pigment deposits of homogentisic acid in the joint cartilage results in ochronotic osteoarthritis. We present a case of a 62-year-old female who underwent staged left uncemented total hip and right cemented total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis secondary to ochronosis.
Authors:
Mehmet Ali Acar; Omer Faruk Erkocak; Bahattin Kerem Aydin; Egemen Altan; Hakan Senaran; Nuh Mehmet Elmadağ
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Oman medical journal     Volume:  28     ISSN:  1999-768X     ISO Abbreviation:  Oman Med J     Publication Date:  2013 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-13     Completed Date:  2013-11-13     Revised Date:  2013-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526350     Medline TA:  Oman Med J     Country:  Oman    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  448-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology Surgery, Selcuklu Medical Faculty, University of Selcuk Konya-Turkey, PC 42075.
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