International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015

A Rare Case of Tabetic Arthropathy Knee Treated with Ilizarov's Technique

Dr. Vinil Paul [2] | Dr. Sanjib Waikhom | Dr. Tapi Nalo | Dr. Santosha [2] | Dr. Amit Agrahari | Dr. Snehasish Datta [2] | Dr. Pranav Masatwar

Abstract: We present a case of tabetic arthropathy of left knee which was presented to the department as a case of repetitive knee effusion. After thorough investigation and planning, we have tried arthrodesis with ilizarovs technique. Inspite of efforts from our side the joint is showing signs of non union. This case is presented to highlight the dilemma associated with treatment of neuropathic joint by arthrodesis by ilizarovs technique.

Keywords: Tabetic Arthropathy, Arthrodesis, Ilizarovs technique, Knee joint, Non Union

Edition: Volume 4 Issue 4, April 2015,

Pages: 824 - 825

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