Arthroscopic diagnosis and treatment of shoulder ochronotic arthropathy - A case report.

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Alkaptonuria is a rare inherited metabolic disorder, caused by the deficiency of homogentisate 1,2 dioxygenase enzyme. The three major features of alkaptonuria are the presence of homogentisic acid in urine, ochronosis (bluish-black pigmentation in connective tissue) and arthritis of the spine and large joints. We present a 48 years old female presented… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcot.2016.11.009

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