A rare cause of arthropathy: An ochronotic patient with black joints

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INTRODUCTION Alkaptonuria is an autosomal recessive disorder of metabolism. The pathogenesis of alkaptonuria includes chronic inflammation, degeneration, and eventually osteoarthritis. Ochronotic arthropathy is a rare condition found in patients with alkaptonuria. PRESENTATION OF CASE A 60-year-old female presented for evaluation after a 10-year history… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2014.06.015

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