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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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A Case of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva in a 5-year-old Boy with all Musculoskeletal Features and Review of the Literature

A Case of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva in a 5-year-old Boy with all Musculoskeletal Features and Review of the Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Hyperflexion and rotation trauma of the knee joint result rather in bony avulsions than in ligamentous lesions in paediatric patients. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 36-39| Melih Civan, Fuat Bilgili, Ayse Kilic, ZeyraOya Uyguner, Guven Toksoy. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1200 Authors: Melih Civan[1], Fuat Bilgili[1], Ayse Kilic[2], ZeyraOya...

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Pure Isolated Dorsal Hamatometacarpal Dislocation in a Rider: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Pure Isolated Dorsal Hamatometacarpal Dislocation in a Rider: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Early diagnosis and proper conservative management can lead to good outcome even for an unstable hamatometacarpal dislocation. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 29-31| Naoufal Elghoul, Youssef Jalal, Ayoub Bouya, Ali Zine, Abdeloihab Jaafar. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1196 Authors: Naoufal Elghoul[1], Youssef Jalal[1], Ayoub Bouya[1], Ali Zine[1],...

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Supercharge End-to-Side Anterior Interosseous Nerve to Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer for Severe Ulnar Neuropathy: Two Cases Suggesting Recovery Secondary to Nerve Transfer

Supercharge End-to-Side Anterior Interosseous Nerve to Ulnar Motor Nerve Transfer for Severe Ulnar Neuropathy: Two Cases Suggesting Recovery Secondary to Nerve Transfer

Learning Point of the Article: In-continuity high-grade cubital syndrome can be treated with SETS AIN to ulnar motor nerve outcome with good success. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 25-28| Geoff Jarvie, Mathilde Hupin-Debeurme, Zafeiria Glaris, Parham Daneshvar. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1194 Authors: Geoff Jarvie[1], Mathilde Hupin-Debeurme[1], Zafeiria Glaris[1], Parham...

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A Rare Case of Glomus Tumor of the Thigh with Literature Review

A Rare Case of Glomus Tumor of the Thigh with Literature Review

Learning Point of the Article: Pain, hypersensitivity to cold, and severe amyotrophy should raise suspicion for glomus tumors regardless of its location. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 22-24| Mohamed Ali Sbai, Sofien Benzarti, Wafa Gharbi, Riadh Maalla. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1192 Authors: Mohamed Ali Sbai[1], Sofien Benzarti[1], Wafa Gharbi[2], Riadh Maalla[3] [1]Department...

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Hemiarthroplasty of the Hip in a 52-Year-old Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta-Related Femoral Neck Fracture: A Case Report

Hemiarthroplasty of the Hip in a 52-Year-old Patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta-Related Femoral Neck Fracture: A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: We present a reliable option to treat a femoral neck fracture in a patient with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 86-89| B Maeder, M Hanauer, P Poglia, F Chevalley, E Thein. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1226 Authors: B Maeder[1], M Hanauer[1], P Poglia[1], F Chevalley[1], E Thein[1] [1]Department of Orthopedics and Trauma, CHUV...

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Fasciitis and Streptococcal Toxic-shock Syndrome: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Surgical Management

Fasciitis and Streptococcal Toxic-shock Syndrome: The Importance of Early Diagnosis and Surgical Management

Learning Point of the Article: Streptococcus Pyogenes can cause a wide range of diseases, including some serious conditions. Early diagnosis is challenging due to unspecific symptoms. When suspected, surgical management should be considered as first-line treatment. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 57-60| Mariano Oscar Abrego, Javier EduardoSanchez Saba, Carolina Halliburton, Danilo...

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Postoperative Spine Infection – Postoperative MRSA Infection in a Wrongly Diagnosed Case of Spine Trauma

Postoperative Spine Infection – Postoperative MRSA Infection in a Wrongly Diagnosed Case of Spine Trauma

Learning Point of the Article: Fracture secondary to trivial trauma should be evaluated for pathological fracture. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2018 | Page 54-56| Suresh Pillai. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1210 Authors: Suresh Pillai[1] [1]Department of Spine, Aster MIMS Hospital, Govindapurasam, Calicut, Kerala, India. Address of Correspondence: Dr. Suresh Pillai, PREETHI, Opposite Kseb,...

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