Joint Replacement
1. Knee and Hip Joint Replacement Surgery in a Patient with Ochronotic Arthropathy: Surgical Tips

Hamed Mazoochy; Mohammad Razi

Volume 6, Issue 6 , November 2018, , Pages 577-581

  Ochronosis or black joints disorder is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by deficiency of homogentisic acidoxidase. Orthopaedic manifestations are common and mostly involve spine and large joints such as knee and hip.Arthropathy is progressive and will eventually leads to arthroplasty. Not being ...  Read More

2. Neglected Alkaptonuric Patient Presenting with Steppage Gait

Babak Mirzashahi; Abbas Tafakhori; Arvin Najafi; Mahmoud Farzan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 188-191

    Even though intervertebral disc degeneration can be found in the natural course of alkaptonuria, detection of the disease by black disc color change in a patient without any other presentation of alkaptonuria is an exceptionally rare condition. We have reported a very rare case of alkaptonuria ...  Read More