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Radiation-Induced Wound Infections in Operated Soft Tissue Sarcomas: An Unbelievable Challenge in a Series of Five Cases

Learning Point of the Article: Radiation-induced wound infection in operated soft tissue sarcoma beds present extremely challenging scenarios, which can be managed successfully by a multidisciplinary team (orthopedic surgeon specialist in soft tissue infections, plastic surgeon, microbiologist, infectious disease specialist, radiation and orthopedic oncologist)by following the principles of aggressive debridement, judicious use of...

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A Comparative Study of Bacteriological Culture Results Using Swab and Tissue in Open Fractures: A Pilot Study

Learning Point of the Article: Role and ideal technique of bacteriological culture in acute open fractures. Case Report | Volume 9 | Issue 1 | JOCR January – February 2019 | Page 33-36| Joe Joseph Cherian, Jithin O Lobo, L J Ramesh. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1296 Authors: Mohamed Joe Joseph Cherian[1], Jithin O Lobo[1], L J Ramesh[1] [1]Department of Orthopaedics, St. John’s Medical College, Bengaluru, Karnataka,...

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Yersinia enterocolitica Arthritis after Total Hip Arthroplasty – A Case Report

Learning Point of the Article: Prosthetic joint infection generally requires removal of implants, but infection of prosthetic hip joint caused by Yersinia enterocolitica can be treated by debridement and antibiotics. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 24-26 | Takahiro Maeda, Chiaki Tanaka, Takaaki Shirai. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1240 Authors: Takahiro Maeda[1], Chiaki Tanaka[1],...

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Iatrogenic Intraspinal Epidermal Inclusion Cyst with Secondary Infection: A Cause for Acute Paraparesis

Learning Point of the Article: Lumbar puncture with unstyletted needle should be avoided. Intradural epidermoid is a cause for acute paraparesis in children. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 6 | JOCR November – December 2018 | Page 96-99 | Suresh Pillai, Alice T Cherian. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1278 Authors: Suresh Pillai[1], Alice T Cherian[1] [1]Department of Spine Surgery, Baby Memorial Hospital, Calicut , Kerala,...

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Propionibacterium acnes Infection of the Shoulder After a Manipulation Under Anesthesia for Stiffness Status Post Open Reduction and Internal Fixation Proximal Humerus: A Case Report

Learning Point for this Article: Latent infection may be present in the shoulder after ORIF and cause stiffness. Manipulation of the joint can cause an acute presentation of that infection. Case Report | Volume 8 | Issue 2 | JOCR Mar – Apr 2018 | Page 19-22| Jeremy Ruskin, Daniel Seigerman, Michael Sirkin, Mark Reilly, Mark Adams. DOI: 10.13107/jocr.2250-0685.1030 Authors: Jeremy Ruskin[1], Daniel Seigerman[2], Michael...

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