Journal Basic Info

  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
**Impact Factor calculated based on Google Scholar Citations. Please contact us for any more details.

Major Scope

  •  Colon and Rectal Surgery
  •  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  •  Thoracic Surgery
  •  Obstetrics Surgery
  •  Emergency Surgery
  •  Pediatric Surgery
  •  Plastic Surgery
  •  Neurological Surgery

Abstract

Citation: Clin Surg. 2019;4(1):2512.Case Report | Open Access

Pathologic Fracture of the Patella Secondary to a Gouty Tophus

Yu Fengbin1, Cen Lian2, Zhu Hui1, Tao Degang1, Jin Jianbo1, Guo Long1 and Huang Fei1*

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, No. 98 Hospital of PLA, Huzhou, China
2Department of Product Engineering, School of Chemical Engineering, East China University of Science and Technology, China

*Correspondance to: Huang Fe 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.2512

Abstract

Gout is a rare cause of patellar fracture, with few documented cases. We report a case of gout tophi in the patella, the severe transverse fracture resulting from minor trauma. The patient was managed by the same treatment principles used for patients with non-pathologic patella fractures. We preformed excising the mass, fixing the bone fragment and filling in bone defect with allograft bone. Union of the fracture was seen at three months follow-up. The patient has recovered completely and returned to his former work after 3 months postoperatively.

Keywords

Cite the article

Fengbin Y, Lian C, Hui Z, Degang T, Jianbo J, Long G, et al. Pathologic Fracture of the Patella Secondary to a Gouty Tophus. Clin Surg. 2019; 4: 2512..

Search Our Journal

Journal Indexed In

Articles in PubMed

Sildenafil Transiently Delays Early Alveolar Bone Healing of Tooth Extraction Sockets
 PubMed  PMC  PDF  Full Text
Voice Outcomes in Laryngotracheal Stenosis: Impact of the Montgomery T-tube
 PubMed  PMC  PDF  Full Text
View More...

Articles with Grants

Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics of Autoimmune Gastritis in Patients with Severe Atrophic Gastritis
 Abstract  PDF  Full Text
Plasma Cell Tumor in Central Nervous System: A Report of 39 Cases from a Single Center
 Abstract  PDF  Full Text
View More...