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Ochronotic arthropathy is the musculoskeletal manifestation of alkaptonuria, an uncommon inherited metabolic disorder associated with various clinical and radiologic abnormalities due to the deposition of homogentisic acid. We report on a 35-year-old man with ochronotic arthropathy who presented with the main characteristic radiological findings. The differential diagnosis of this rare condition is discussed with a review of the literature.
- Ochronotic arthropathy
Volume 21, Issue 5 , pp 205-209
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- A1. Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Samanpazari, 06100 Ankara, Turkey, Turkey
- A2. Specialist at Numune Education and Research Hospital, Department of Radiology, Samanpazari, 06100 Ankara, Turkey, Turkey