Total knee arthroplasty in Meier-Gorlin syndrome

Michael Dudkiewicz, Michael Tanzer

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Abstract

This report documents the case of severe knee arthritis in a 33-year-old man with a rare genetic disorder, Meier-Gorlin syndrome. The purpose of this report is to present the first case of which we are aware consisting of a patient with this syndrome requiring total knee arthroplasty, illustrating the technical difficulties associated with knee arthroplasty in this syndrome, as well as to increase awareness of the orthopedic manifestations of this uncommon genetic syndrome.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)931-934
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Volume19
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Meier-Gorlin
  • arthroplasty
  • knee

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