A case report: Chronic osteomyelitis of tibia mimicks as hydatid cyst

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 72-75 | Saurabh Kumar Rai, Deepankar Verma, Arunim Swarup, Ish Kumar Dhammi, Sapan Kumar, Anurag Mittal

Authors: Saurabh Kumar Rai, Deepankar Verma, Arunim Swarup, Ish Kumar Dhammi, Sapan Kumar, Anurag Mial

Address of Correspondence

Dr. Deepankar Verma

E-mail: drdeepankarverma@gmail.com


Hydatid disease may develop in almost any part of the body and can be identied with a combination of clinical history, imaging ndings, and serologic results; however, the diagnosis of bone hydatidosis is primarily based on radiographic ndings. Bone hydatid disease is oen asymptomatic, and its diagnosis is usually made at an advanced stage when lesions have become extensive. We present a case of a 53-year-old male who presented with complains pain, swelling, discharge from his right tibia. Radiographs revealed a lytic lesion in diaphysis of tibia mimicking chronic osteomyelitis with further imaging and biopsy was suggestive of hydatid cyst. Patient opted for above knee amputation vs limb salvage.

Keywords: Bone hydatidosis, chronic osteomyelitis


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How to Cite this Article:  Rai S K, Verma D, Swarup A, Dhammi I K, Kumar S, Mittal A. A case report: Chronic osteomyelitis of tibia mimicks as hydatid cyst. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):72-75.

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Post-Injection Sciatic Nerve Palsy in a patient with PIVD

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 69-71 | Deepali Srivastava, Vikas Verma, Ashish Kumar.

Authors: Deepankar Verma [1], Anil K Jain [1], Anuragini Gupta [2], Himanshu Bhayana [3]

[1] Department of orthopaedics; UCMS & amp; GTB Hospital;Delhi, India

[2] Department of Otolaryngology & amp; Head & amp; Neck Surgery; Lok Nayak Hospital &amp ; MAMC; Delhi; India

[3] Department of Orthopaedics; Primus super specialty Hospital; Chanakya Puri; Delhi; India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Himanshu Bhayana,

Primus Super Specialty Hospital Delhi

E-mail: himanshu.bhayana.mamc@gmail.com


Prolapsed intervertebral disc (PIVD) commonly presents as lower back ache associated with features of radiculopathy. We present an unusual case of a patient presenting with foot drop and our diagnostic and therapeutic protocol for the same. Our patient was a 40 year old female who was diagnosed as a case of PIVD L4-L5 and was advised for non operative treatment. During her treatment, the patient received intramuscular analgesic therapy immediately following which the patient reported a foot drop in the le lower limb. While the patient was initially thought to present with an acute neurological worsening of the affected disk requiring urgent decompression. However post injection nerve palsy was kept as one of the differential. e diagnosis of post injection palsy was conrmed by obtaining an NCV study and MRI neurography. She was subsequently managed conservatively via a foot drop splint, oral analgesic therapy and neurotropic agents. On follow up at 6 months she had complete neurological recovery. Post injection palsy can mimic as further prolapse of disc in a case of PIVD. It is imperative to differentiate these two as the management follows different course, the differentiation can be done using MR neurography.
Keywords: MR Neurography; foot drop; PIVD; post injection palsy


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How to Cite this Article: Srivastava D, Verma V, Kumar A. e role of concern and risk perception in anti-osteoporosis behavior. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):69-71.

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Skeletal Fluorosis: An Orthopedic Presentation

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 67-68 | Mayank, Parisha Varshney

Authors: Mayank [1], Parisha Varshney [2]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College, Lala Lajpat Rai Hospital, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India,

[2] Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Mayank,

Room No 50 NRH Hostel, LLR Hospital, Kanpur.

Email: dr.mayank1502@gmail.com


Skeletal uorosis is an endemic disease in some regions of Southeast Asia. Diagnosis is made mainly by radiographs seeing osteosclerosis. Other causes of osteosclerosis have to be ruled out. Treatment is done mainly for symptoms.
Keywords: Skeletal Fluorosis, Osteosclerosis.


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How to Cite this Article: Mayank, Varshney P. Skeletal Fluorosis: An Orthopedic Presentation. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):67-68.

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Malunited Supracondylar Fractures Of Humerus In Children – A Unique Case

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 64-66 | Praveen Sarogi, Vishnu Vajpai.

Authors: Praveen Sarogi [1], Vishnu Vajpai [1]

[1] Department Of Orthopaedics , Mlb Medical College , Jhansi..

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Vishnu Vajpai,

H/N 543 , Tower No 3,

Mount Kailash Apartments , East Of Kailash , New Delhi110065

E-mail: Vishnu1010vajpai@Gmail.Co


Supracondylar fractures of the humerus represent a signicant burden of injuries in children, accounting for 12-–17% of all paediatric fractures and are one of the most commonest fractures requiring surgical intervention, with a high prevalence of associated short- term complications such as nerve injuries and long- term complications such as cubitus varus. We report a peculiar case of a 7-year year-old female presenting with a stiff elbow due to a malunited supracondylar fracture humerus in the form of an anterior humero-ulnar bony bar. e patient was treated by surgical excision of the bar and followed up post-operatively for dramatic improvement in range of movements of the elbow.
Keywords: Supracondylar , Humerus , Malunion.


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How to Cite this Article: Saraogi P, Vajpai V. Malunited Supracondylar Fractures Of Humerus In Children – A Unique Case. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):64-66.

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Functional outcomes of ACL reconstruction using quadruple hamstring gra

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 58-63 | Sunil Kumar, Harish Kumar, Laxminath Mishra, Harsh Singh, Narendra kumar Choudhary, Rajkumar bharti.

Authors: Sunil Kumar [1], Harish Kumar [1], Laxminath Mishra [1], Harsh Singh [1], Narendra kumar Choudhary [1], Rajkumar bharti [1]

[1] Department of Orthopedics, U P University of medical sciences, Saifai, Etawah India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Harish Kumar,

Department of Orthopedics,

U P University of medical sciences, Saifai, Etawah India

E-mail: drharishkumar01@gmail.com


Introduction: Modern high speed road traffic accidents and sporting lifestyle has led to an increase in the cases of ligaments injury of the knee. Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is the most common ligament to be injured in knee joint injuries. ACL forms pivot in the functional congruence and stability of knee joint. Reconstruction of ACL is required in most of these cases especially in younger age group. As the demand for quality of life is increasing, arthroscopic ACL reconstruction has become the most commonly performed arthroscopic procedure. At our center, we studied the outcomes of 42 patients of ACL reconstruction using quadruple hamstrings autogra. We used Endobuon for femoral end and Bioabsorbable interference screw for tibial end xation.We measured the outcome using lysholm scale for upto 12 months.

Methods: Arthroscopic single bundle ACL reconstruction using quadruple hamstring autogra performed in total 42 knees in 42 patients those having symptomatic ACL decient knee from feb 2016 to july 2017. 33 patients completed the follow up period of 1 year. Patients were evaluated clinically and with lysholm knee scoring at 6, 9 and 12 months after the procedure. patients showed significant improvement in knee laxity and stability. Mean Lysholm knee score was 71.78 (+/- 4.92) preoperatively. ere was significant improvement in score [82.1(+/-4.68) ]at 6 months, 88.81(+/- 4.59) at 9 months, and 93.9 (+/- 4.20) at 12 months of post op. At 12 months of post op 97 % patients showed excellent to good results (>83 score). Only one patient in post op at one year age present with instability , residual knee pain in 8 patients and in one patient develop stiffness of knee.

Conclusions: in this prospective study results of ACL Reconstruction with quadruple hamstrings gra are rewarding and comparable to other methods reconstructions with other gra and fixation devices in one year of follow up.

Keywords: Anterior cruciate ligament, Quadruple hamstring tendon gra, single bundle,


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35. Poolman RW, Farrokhyar F, Bhandari M. Hamstring tendon autograft better than bone patellar-tendon bone autograft in ACL reconstruction: A cumulative meta-analysis and clinically relevant sensitivity analysis applied to a previously published analysis. Acta Orthop. 2007;78:350-4
36. Saccomanno MF, Shin JJ, Mascarenhas R, Haro M, Verma NN, Cole BJ, et al. Clinical and functional outcomes after anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction using cortical button fixation versus transfemoral suspensory fixation: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials. Arthroscopy. 2014;30(11):1491-8.

How to Cite this Article: Kumar S, Kumar H, Mishra L, Chaudhari N K, Singh H, Bharti R. Functional outcomes of ACL reconstruction using quadruple hamstring gra. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep-Dec2018;33(3):58-63.

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Management of Type B Periprosthetic Femoral Fracture in Patients with Narrow Medullary Canal

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 53-57 | Amrit Goyal, Amitosh Mishra.

Authors: Amrit Goyal [1], Amitosh Mishra [2]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, S.N. Medical College Agra, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India,

[2] Department of Orthopaedics, King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Amitosh Mishra,

Department of Orthopaedics,

King George Medical University, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.

E-mail: dramitoshmishra@gmail.com


Background: Ce number of hip and knee replacements is increasing with beer life expectancy and so is the burden of revision surgery due to periprosthetic fractures. e incidence of intraoperative periprosthetic fractures in cementless total hip arthroplasty ranges from 1% to 20%, whereas in post-operative periprosthetic fractures, the incidence ranges between 1% and 4%. Periprosthetic fractures are associated with factors such as osteolysis, osteopenia, and aseptic loosening of the implant and usually require operative treatment. A 61-year-old man presented in emergency with a displaced fracture of neck of femur right, the patient was operated, and hemiarthroplasty was done. 3 months after surgery the patient again had a fall from height. A diagnosis of periprosthetic fracture Vancouver’s classification type B was made from the radiographs. It could not be made out whether the implant was stable or unstable hence could not be classified as B1 or B2, which was later done intraoperatively. e fracture was initially undisplaced which was later found to be displaced in serial radiographs. e recommended treatment according to Duncan and Masri for type B1 fractures is a revision with a long stem. e recommended treatment, bypass with a longer stem, was impractical in this patient due to his narrow medullary canal. Hence, open reduction internal fixation by locking compression plate and cerclage was successfully completed on the patient. e economic constraints of the patient had restricted the use of cable plate.
Keywords: Periprosthetic, femur fracture, internal xation, Encerclage.


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How to Cite this Article: Srivastava D, Verma V, Kumar A. e role of concern and risk perception in anti-osteoporosis behavior. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):53-57.

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Role of Arthroscopic Synovial Biopsy and Synovectomy in Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Synovitis of the Knee

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 50-52 | Rajat Kapoor, C.P.Pal, Yajuvendra Kumar Sharma, Vikas Mishra.

Authors: Rajat Kapoor [1], C.P.Pal [1], Yajuvendra Kumar Sharma [1], Vikas Mishra [1].

[1] Department of Orthopedics, Sarojini Naidu Medical College Agra, Uar Pradesh, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Chandra P Pal,

Department Of Orthopaedics,

Sarojini Naidu Medical College Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Email: drcportho@gmail.com


Background: Synovitis of the knee can be very difficult to treat, especially when the diagnosis remains elusive. Synovitis occurs due to the various causes. We assess the patients presenting to our hospital with synovitis of the knee, who underwent arthroscopic synovial biopsy and partial arthroscopic synovectomy, and did a review of literature.

Methods: This retrospective study included 25 patients with chronic synovitis of the knee presenting to our institution between July 2015 and January 2017. Inclusion criteria were patients presenting with persistent swelling of the knee, not responding to conservative measures. We excluded patients who had recurrent synovitis and patients who had septic arthritis. All patients underwent arthroscopic synovial biopsy and partial synovectomy. Pre- and post-operative VAS score was calculated.

Results: In n = 5 patients, the histopathological diagnosis was tuberculosis, which improved with antituberculous drug treatment; in n = 1 patient, the diagnosis was juvenile rheumatoid arthritis; patient improved with synovectomy and NSAIDs. In n = 12 patients, the biopsy report came as chronic non-specic synovitis, 8 of these patients did well with arthroscopic synovectomy, while the other 4 had a recurrence. e average VAS score improved from 8.4 pre-surgery to 4.2 post-surgery.

Conclusions: Arthroscopic synovial biopsy and synovectomy give good results in patients with chronic synovitis of the knee. It may be recommended as a treatment for chronic synovitis of the knee, which is not responding to conservative measures of treatment.

Keywords: Arthroscopy, Biopsy, Chronic synovitis, Synovectomy.


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How to Cite this Article: Kapoor R, Pal C P, Sharma Y K, Mishra V. Role of Arthroscopic Synovial Biopsy and Synovectomy in Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Synovitis of the Knee. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3): 50-52.

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A Comparative Analysis of Posteromedial So Tissue Release and Differential Distraction with JESS Fixator in Neglected and Resistant CTEV

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 45-49 | Deepali Srivastava, Vikas Verma, Ashish Kumar.

Authors: Ashwani Sadana [1], Karuna Shankar Dinkar [1], Chandra Prakash Pal [1], Rajat Kapoor [1], Yajuvendra Kumar [1].

[1] Dept. of Orthopaedics, S.N. Medical College, Agra, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Karuna Shankar Dinkar,

Assistant Professor,

S.N. Medical College, Agra, India.

E-mail: drksdinkar27@yahoo.in


Club foot is amongst the most common of congenital deformities.CTEV is a complex three dimensional deformity having four components- equinus,varus ,adduction and cavus.e present study was conducted to compare the results of PMSTR and JESS xator in neglected, resistant and relapsed or recurrent club foot .is prospective study comprising of 36 children, was conducted in the department of orthopedics,S.N.Medical College Agra. Preoperative none of the feet in either group had a clinical satisfactory rating but aer surgery a significant improvement was seen. Of the 25 feet subjected to PMSTR procedure it was observed that 16 feet (64%)were in the category of satisfactory rating where all the 9 clinical criteria were in satisfactory range (36 %) had unsatisfactory result. Of the 22 feet subjected to Differential Distraction Method using JESS FIXATOR it was observed that 19 feet (77.3%) were in the category of satisfactory rating, where all the 9 criteria were in satisfactory range, unsatisfactory result were seen in 5 feet (22.7%).

Keywords: cavus,compare,preoperative, JESS,feet


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How to Cite this Article: Srivastava D, Verma V, Kumar A. e role of concern and risk perception in anti-osteoporosis behavior. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):45-49.

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Management of Angular Deformities around Knee in Children by Dome Osteotomy

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 22-28 | Latif Zafar Jilani Ziaul Hoda Shaan, Muneer Ahmed, Sohail Ahmad, Mohd. Faizan, Mazhar Abbas, Naiyer Asif.

Authors: Latif Zafar Jilani [1], Ziaul Hoda Shaan [1], Muneer Ahmed [1], Sohail Ahmad [1], Mohd. Faizan [1], Mazhar Abbas¹, Naiyer Asif [1].

[1] Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, J. N. Medical College, A.M.U, Aligarh, India- 202002.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Ziaul Hoda Shaan,

Department of Orthopaedic surgery JNMCH, AMU, Aligarh, UP, India.

Email: shaan.hoda007@gmail.com


Background: Coronal plane deformity around knee persisting beyond 8 years of age is a matter of concern for a treating surgeon as well as parents. e corrective dome osteotomy surgery provides beer adjustability of osteotomized fragments, large bone-to-bone contact, and stability. e present study assesses the surgical correction of angular deformities around knee in children by corrective dome osteotomy, evaluates cosmetic, functional, and anatomical outcome based on clinical and radiological follow-up, and assesses the range of motion of knee after surgical management.

Materials and Methods: A prospective clinical study was performed on 16 patients presenting with coronal plane deformity of knee, aged <16 years, and satisfying our inclusion criteria. After thorough clinical and radiological assessment, dome osteotomy was done and stabilized by cross K-wires (2.5 mm). Post-operative measurements of tibiofemoral angle (TFA), intermalleolar and intercondylar distance, scanogram for the calculation of radiological TFA, mechanical axis deviation, mechanical medial proximal tibial angle (m MPTA), and mechanical lateral distal femoral angle (m LDFA) were done and compared with pre-operative values. Patients were followed for any complication, time of osteotomy union, and range of motion of knee after operation.

Results: Out of 16 patients operated, 15 (93.75%) had valgus deformity and only 1 (6.25%) had varus deformity, and 11 were male and 5 were female; the mean time of osteotomy union was 11.88 weeks (range 8–16 weeks) and no patient had non-union. Mean valgus deformity of 28.93° improved to 8° and mean varus deformity of 10° improved to 0° post-operatively. Mean duration of cast was 7.8 weeks (range 6–10 weeks).

Conclusion: Dome osteotomy is a simple, safe, and easy procedure for correcting coronal plane deformities around knee in children before skeletal maturity. It does not cause limb length discrepancy and stable even by minimal internal fixation such as cross K-wire and plaster.

Keywords: Valgus and varus knee deformity, children, corrective dome osteotomy.


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How to Cite this Article: Jilani L Z, Shaan Z H, Ahmed M, Ahmad S, Faizan M, Abbas M, Asif N. Management of Angular Deformities around Knee in Children by Dome Osteotomy. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):22-28.

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Correction of Genu Recurvatum Deformity in Polio Patients by Ilizarov Technique – A Single-center 24 Patient Case Study

Vol 33 | Issue 3 | Sep – Dec 2018 | page: 14-17 | R A Agarwal, Rajat Agarwal, Punit.

Authors: R A Agrawal [1], Rajat Agrawal [1], Punit [2].

[1] Department of Orthopaedic Surgeon, Agrawal Orthopaedic Hospital and Research Institute, Uttar Pradesh, India,

[2] Assistant Professor Of Orthopaedics, Maharishi Markandeshwar University of Health Sciences and Medical College, Kumarhai (Solan) Himachal Pradesh.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. R A Agrawal,

Department of Orthopaedics,

Agrawal Orthopaedic Hospital and Research Institute, Gorakhpur – 273 001, Uttar Pradesh, India.

E-mail: agrawalram@hotmail.com


Background: The younger generation of orthopedic surgeons having lile experience with polio and its residual deformities should reinvent their skills to deal with challenge of its resurgence. Our knowledge and experience in dealing with genu recurvatum deformity with ilizarov method in polio patients need to be shared.

Materials and Methods: Twenty-four cases of genu recurvatum deformity corrected with distal femoral osteotomy and fixed with ilizarov apparatus in our center from 1994 to 2016 were evaluated.

Results: Nineteen patients had excellent results, two had good results, while three cases had fair outcome.

Conclusion: Ilizarov technique has given excellent and reproducible results with minimal complications in genu recurvatum deformity in polio.

Keywords: Genu recurvatum, femoral osteotomy, ilizarov technique.


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How to Cite this Article: Khan R, Jameel J. Efficacy of cerement in large defects created by giant cell tumor. Journal of Bone and Joint Diseases Sep – Dec 2018;33(3):14-17.

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