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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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Reviewers Acknowledgement & Photo-gallery Mar-Apr 2019

Journal of Orthopaedic Case is the First International Journal that has started the practice of acknowledging and publishing the names of its reviewers from the First issue itself. We believe that a successful Journal stands on four Pillars, Editorial board, Authors, Reviewers and Readers. As convention and in view of blinded peer review, reviewers remained unsung heroes with no acknowledgement in print issues of any journal. JOCR has...

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Spontaneous Cervical Intradural Disc Herniation Presenting withBrown-Sequard Syndrome at C6–C7 level

Spontaneous Cervical Intradural Disc Herniation Presenting withBrown-Sequard Syndrome at C6–C7 level

Learning Point of the Article: In this article, we hope readers to learn the clinical manifestations, imaging characters, and diagnosis and treatments of cervical intradural discherniation. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2019 | Page 30-33 | Qirui Ding, Lipeng Yu. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1356 Authors: Qirui Ding[1], Lipeng Yu[1] [1]Department of Orthopedic, First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing...

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Fragility Fracture of Proximal Femur in a Paraplegic Patient during Passive Joint Movements

Fragility Fracture of Proximal Femur in a Paraplegic Patient during Passive Joint Movements

Learning Point of the Article: Insufficiency fractures in paraplegics can occur innocuously during physiotherapy sessions and due vigilance is a necessity in the rehabilitation, to prevent major repercussions. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2019 | Page 26-29 | Prasoon Kumar, Sameer Aggarwal, Saurabh Agarwal, Karan Jindal. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1354 Authors: Prasoon Kumar[1], Sameer...

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A Recurrent Stress Fracture of the Humerus following Fixation: The Effect of Implant Stress Shielding

A Recurrent Stress Fracture of the Humerus following Fixation: The Effect of Implant Stress Shielding

Learning Point of the Article: This article will demonstrate the biomechanics of stress fractures due to implant stress shielding. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2019 | Page 3-6 | David N Kugelman, Victor H Frankel, Arthur Baker, Kenneth Egol. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1342 Authors: David N Kugelman[1], Victor H Frankel[1], Arthur Baker[1], Kenneth Egol[1] [1]Department of Orthopaedics, NYULMC...

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Gap Non-union Patella Fractures: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Gap Non-union Patella Fractures: Case Report and Review of the Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Our case highlights the benefit of using a ring fixator device to achieve good purchase and traction in osteoporotic bone when managing gap non-union patella fractures in elderly patients. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2019 | Page 69-71 | Ossama Al-Obaedi, Raj RThakrar, Rik Kundra, Mohammad J Iqbal. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.2250-0685.1376 Authors: Ossama...

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The Limping Child, a Rare Differential: Pyomyositis of the Iliacus Muscle -A Case Report

The Limping Child, a Rare Differential: Pyomyositis of the Iliacus Muscle -A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Overall, making surgical decisions in such a case can be challenging. We advocate multi- disciplinary approach and seeking further opinions from colleagues if in doubt which should help in providing the best care possible for a child. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2019 | Page 21-25 | Ethan Toner, Ahmad Khaled, Yacoob Nakhuda, Randeep Mohil....

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Bilateral Gluteus Maximus Contracture in a Young Child: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Bilateral Gluteus Maximus Contracture in a Young Child: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Learning Point of the Article: Post injection Gluteus maximus contracture can be diagnosed with a detailed history and examination, excision of fibrotic muscle, which is usually found between the Greater trochanter and Posterior superior iliac spine along with Z-plasty of Gluteus maximus muscle tendon can drastically improve functional outcome. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 2 | JOCR March – April 2019 | Page 60-63 |...

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