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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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Combined Fractures Involving the Odontoid and Unilateral Superior Articular Processes of the Axis: A Report of Three Cases and Literature Review

Combined Fractures Involving the Odontoid and Unilateral Superior Articular Processes of the Axis: A Report of Three Cases and Literature Review

Learning Point for this Article: The combined fractures involving the odontoid and unilateral superior articular processes of the axis may be considered as Type III odontoid fractures when diagnosed only by X-rays. To avoid neck pain, limitations in the ROM of the neck, and torticollis, surgery is recommended for the treatment of these fractures when observing a great dislocation, the presence of comminuted fractures or torticollis...

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Compressive Femoral Neuropathy Associated with Iliopsoas Hematoma Complicating Hip Hemiarthroplasty: A Case Report

Compressive Femoral Neuropathy Associated with Iliopsoas Hematoma Complicating Hip Hemiarthroplasty: A Case Report

Learning Points for this Article: Iliacus hematoma and consequent femoral nerve palsy are a possible, even if rare, complication of hip surgery, especially in patients under anticoagulant therapy; surgical drainage is advised for wider hematoma and severe neurological symptoms. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 5 | JOCR September – October 2017 | Page 3-6| L Andreani, A M Nucci, M Giuntoli, M Lisanti....

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An Exceptional Case of Suture Granuloma 30 Years Following an Open Repair of Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Case Report

An Exceptional Case of Suture Granuloma 30 Years Following an Open Repair of Achilles Tendon Rupture: A Case Report

What to Learn from this Article? It is rare but possible that a suture granuloma can arise even years after surgery. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 3 | JOCR May – June 2017 | Page 50-53| Ömer Naci Ergin, Mehmet Demirel, Emre Özmen. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.802 Authors: Ömer Naci Ergin[1], Mehmet Demirel[1], Emre Özmen[1] [1]Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul...

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Anti-inflammatory Prophylaxis Prevents Heterotopic Ossification in Contralateral Side Hip Arthroscopy: A Case Report

Anti-inflammatory Prophylaxis Prevents Heterotopic Ossification in Contralateral Side Hip Arthroscopy: A Case Report

What to Learn from this Article? Selective cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors can be employed as HO prophylaxis after arthroscopic hip surgery. Case Report | Volume 7 | Issue 1 | JOCR January – February 2017 | Page 20-23 | Yaniv Warschawski, Zachary T. Sharfman, Eyal Amar, Ehud Rath.  DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.670 Authors: Yaniv Warschawski[1], Zachary T. Sharfman[1], Eyal Amar[1], Ehud Rath[1] [1] Department of...

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