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2005 Ankylosing neurogenic myositis ossificans of the hip

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=15773634

Neurogenic myositis ossificans is a disabling condition affecting the large joints of patients with severe post-traumatic impairment of the central nervous system. It can result in ankylosis of the joint and vascular or neural compression. Surgery may be hazardous with potential haemorrhage, neurovascular injury, iatrogenic fracture and osteochondral injury. We...
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2008 Management of Elbow Ankylosis in a Head Injured Patient With Floating Elbow Injury

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The literature is devoid of any report concerning ectopic bone formation in traumatic brain injury with simultaneous bony trauma to the affected arm. This article presents a case of a patient with a chronic rigidly ankylosed elbow secondary to heterotopic ossification, after suffering a traumatic brain injury, complex periarticular elbow...
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Bilateral THA improves pain function in patients with bilateral hip ankylosis

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Bilateral THA improves pain, function in patients with bilateral hip ankylosis At final follow-up, the average Harris Hip Score had improved to 82.3 points from 55.4 points preoperatively, and 10 patients could walk unsupported.
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Total Arthroplasty in Ankylosed Knees

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2666463/

Ankylosis of the knee is a severe functional limitation that becomes worse when pain is present. Arthrodesis of the knee is a classical indication for such patients, since it resolves the pain; however, the severe functional limitation remains.
METHODS In the present study, we evaluated the clinical course of nine patients who...
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Total knee arthroplasty in stiff knees after previous infection

Location: http://www.jbjs.org.uk/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=15773641

Between July 1986 and August 1996, we performed 32 total knee arthroplasties (TKA) on 32 patients with partially or completely ankylosed knees secondary to infection. Their mean age at surgery was 40 years (20 to 63) and the mean follow-up was ten years (5 to 13). The mean post-operative range...
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