CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Health and Allied Sciences NU 2011; 01(04): 38-39
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1703538
Case Report

BLACK HIP-A CASE OF OCHRONOTIC ARTHROPATHY

Lawrence J. Mathias
1  Department of Orthopedics, K.S Hegde Hospital, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
,
Michelle Mathias
2  Department of Pathology, K.S Hegde Hospital, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
,
Padma Shetty
2  Department of Pathology, K.S Hegde Hospital, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
,
Ravindranath Rai
1  Department of Orthopedics, K.S Hegde Hospital, Nitte University, Mangalore, India
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Abstract

alkaptonuria an autosomal recessive disorder in which a deficiency of homogentessic acid oxidase results in the accumulation of homogentessic acid which is deposited in connective tissues notably in the intervertebal disc,articular cartilage and tendons leading to their early degeneration.Here we describe a case of ochronotic arthropathy



Publication History

Publication Date:
04 May 2020 (online)

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