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Salvage of a Below Knee Amputation Utilizing Rotationplasty Principles in a Patient with Chronic Tibial Osteomyelitis

Salvage of a Below Knee Amputation Utilizing Rotationplasty Principles in a Patient with Chronic Tibial Osteomyelitis

What to Learn from this Article? A unique method to avoid an above knee amputation in a patient with chronic tibial osteomyelitis.  Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 57-62 | Matthew R. Moralle, Nicholas D. Stekas, Mark C. Reilly, Michael S. Sirkin, Mark R. Adams. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.434 Authors: Matthew R. Moralle[1], Nicholas D. Stekas[1], Mark C. Reilly[1], Michael S. Sirkin[1], Mark R....

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Bilateral Simultaneous Traumatic Thumb Injuries – Extensor Pollicis Longus Rupture On One Side And Ulnar Collateral Ligament On The Other

Bilateral Simultaneous Traumatic Thumb Injuries – Extensor Pollicis Longus Rupture On One Side And Ulnar Collateral Ligament On The Other

What to Learn from this Article? Atypical trauma may involve atypical injury. A high index of suspicion with thorough clinical examination and imaging will avoid missing these injuries and subsequent suboptimal results. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 63-65 | Sarang Kasture, Raj Sakamuri DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.436 Authors: Sarang Kasture[1], Raj Sakamuri[1] [1] Department of Trauma and...

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Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation with Ipsilateral Mid Third Clavicle, Mid Shaft Humerus and Coracoid Process Fracture – A Case Report

Acromioclavicular Joint Dislocation with Ipsilateral Mid Third Clavicle, Mid Shaft Humerus and Coracoid Process Fracture   – A Case Report

What to Learn from this Article? Polytrauma cases involving ipsilateral mid shaft clavicle, AC joint, shaft humerus and coracoid process are rare but the possibility of each of them must be ruled out in injuries around the shoulder. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 24-27 | Naveen Sharma,  Avinash Mandloi, Ashish Agrawal, Shailendra Singh DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.414 Authors: Naveen...

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Case Reports and Case Series: Expanding the scope of Journal of Orthopaedic Case reports

Case Reports and Case Series: Expanding the scope of Journal of Orthopaedic Case reports

We are expanding the scope of JOCR to include case series also. Read more about the new format and submit case series for JOCR

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Open Periprosthetic Patellar Fracture after Total Knee Replacement

Open Periprosthetic Patellar Fracture after Total Knee Replacement

What to Learn from this Article? When a periprosthetic patellar fracture occurs without any trauma, it suggests that there’s a poor blood supply to the patella with a high risk of non-union, especially in case of a supplementary disruption of the vascular network around the patella caused by a re-intervention (ORIF). Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 89-91| Karim Masmoudi,  Yamen Grissa,...

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Erythromycin Seromadesis in Orthopedic Surgery

Erythromycin Seromadesis in Orthopedic Surgery

What to Learn from this Article? How erythromycin sclerotherapy can be an effective and safe option for the treatment of seroma in orthopedic surgery. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 92-94| Martin Salgado, Felipe Fernández, Carolina Avilés, Cecilia Cordova. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.454 Authors: Martin Salgado[1],[2], Felipe Fernández[1], Carolina Avilés[1], Cecilia...

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Acute Cholecystitis Following Total Knee Replacement: A Case Report and Literature Review

Acute Cholecystitis Following Total Knee Replacement: A Case Report and Literature Review

What to Learn from this Article? Careful pre and post operative assessment is important in identifying such a rare and life threatening complication, which allows treating them early and preventing any morbidity or even mortality. Case Report | Volume 6 | Issue 2 | JOCR April-June 2016 | Page 100-102 | Bayan Ghalimah1, Amre Hamdi1. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.460 Authors: Bayan Ghalimah[1], Amre Hamdi[1] [1] Department Of...

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New Avenues for Academic Publishing: Lessons learnt from Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports

New Avenues for Academic Publishing: Lessons learnt from Journal of Orthopaedic Case Reports

JOCR is now in its 4th Year and lessons learnt form JOCR has helped in envisioning new avenues for Orthopaedic Journals. This editorial talks about the new ventures and need for them

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Epithelioid Osteoblastoma of the Proximal Femur in a 19-Year-Old Female: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Epithelioid Osteoblastoma of the Proximal Femur in a 19-Year-Old Female: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Epithelioid osteoblastoma is a very rare entity that can be difficult to differentiate from osteosarcoma and requires an experienced pathologist for correct diagnosis. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page | 74-77 | Alan T Blank, Connor Wakefield, Mazdak Khalighi, Kevin B Jones, R Lor Randall. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i05.1542 Authors: Alan T Blank[1],...

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A 30-year-old Male with Delayed Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Post-traumatic Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation

A 30-year-old Male with Delayed Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Post-traumatic Atlantoaxial Rotatory Subluxation

Learning Point of the Article: A high index of suspicion must exist when evaluating adult patients with clinical presentation of chronic neck pain, torticollis, or ‘cock robin’ head positioning, especially in the post-traumatic setting, to avoid overlooking the possible serious diagnosis of atlantoaxial rotatory subluxation. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page 23-25 | Joseph Elsissy,...

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Case Report of a Rare Pipkin Type III Femoral Head Fracture

Case Report of a Rare Pipkin Type III Femoral Head Fracture

Learning Point of the Article: Femoral head fractures require careful classification and pre-operative planning and replacement arthroplasty should be considered for Pipkin Type III femoral head fractures due to high risk of avascular necrosis. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page 11-15 | Mak Wai Keong, Hamid Rahmatullah Bin Abd Razak, Wong Merng Koon, Chew Chee Ping. DOI:...

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A Rare Case of Melioidosis Causing Multifocal Osteomyelitis in an Uncontrolled Diabetic Host

A Rare Case of Melioidosis Causing Multifocal Osteomyelitis in an Uncontrolled Diabetic Host

Learning Point of the Article: Melioidosis is a rare cause of multifocal osteomyelitis and is a differential to be considered in an appropriate clinico-epidemiological setting. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page 95-101 | Sharandeep Singh Saluja, M. Mohan Kumar, Sridhar Gopal. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i05.1552 Authors: Sharandeep Singh Saluja[1], M. Mohan Kumar[1], Sridhar...

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Phalangeal Osteomyelitis Caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis – A Case Report of a Rare Association and Review of Literature

Phalangeal Osteomyelitis Caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis – A Case Report of a Rare Association and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: “Chronic unrelenting bone infections should be thoroughly investigated especially with respect to the virulence of commensal micro-organisms” Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page 70-73 | Pradyumna Raval. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i05.1540 Authors: Pradyumna Raval[1] [1]Department of Orthopaedics, Wishaw General Hospital, Wishaw ML2 0DP, United...

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Melorheostosis in an Adolescent with Limb Length Discrepancy and Management with Epiphysiodesis with Eight Plates

Melorheostosis in an Adolescent with Limb Length Discrepancy and Management with Epiphysiodesis with Eight Plates

Learning Point of the Article: This article demonstrates the effective management of leg length discrepancy, in melorhostosis, with epiphysiodesis using 8 plates. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page 7-10 | Nikolaos A Laliotis, Panagiotis Konstandinidis, Chrysanthos K Chrysanthou, Lizeta Papadopoulou. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i05.1508 Authors: Nikolaos A Laliotis[1], Panagiotis...

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A Rare Case of Distal Humerus Intraosseous Arteriovenous Malformation

A Rare Case of Distal Humerus Intraosseous Arteriovenous Malformation

Learning Point of the Article: Intraosseous arteriovenous is a rare condition which can mimic osteomyelitis/tumor. This is a case report demonstrates that without hesitation it can be treated by extended curettage with good functional results. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2019 | Page 43-46 | M Aravindasamy, J K Giriraj Harshavardhan. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2019.v09i05.1526 Authors: M...

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