alexa Arthroplasty in Ochronosis "Tips and Pearls in Surgery": Case Series

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Arthroplasty in Ochronosis "Tips and Pearls in Surgery": Case Series

Ochronosis is a known disease since Virchow figured out the clinical presentation in1866. Reid published the cartilage disorder involving with early onset osteoarthritis [1]. Alkaptonuria is characterized by deposition of polymerized homogentisic acid pigment in connective tissue and is called as ochronosis [2]. Ochronosis arises in approximately 50% of alkaptonuric patients [3].

Citation: Ulucay C, Ozler T, Altintas F, Inan M, Onur A, et al. (2013) Arthroplasty in Ochronosis “Tips and Pearls in Surgery”: Case Series. J Arthritis 3:116.

 
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