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Infection of the hip after implant fixation is an uncommon yet devastating complication that results in poor long-term outcome. The gold standard treatment for chronic infection after hip arthroplasty is a two-stage protocol: eradication of infection, follow by re-implantation arthroplasty. The use of interim antibiotic-laden cement spacer has become a(More)
Septic arthritis is a surgical emergency. Prompt diagnosis and immediate treatment reduce the destruction of articular cartilage and give better outcome. We describe a simple, minimally invasive closed tube irrigation system for the initial treatment of septic arthritis of the knee in a patient with complex medical problems who was unfit to undergo surgery.
First described by Sir James Paget in 1876, Paget’s disease otherwise known as osteitis deformans, is characterized by a focal increase in osteoclastic bone resorption followed by a compensatory increase in bone formation, resulting in disorganized lamellar bone, which is architecturally abnormal and mechanically weak. Although Paget’s disease is common in(More)
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