Simultaneous Quadruple Joint Replacement (QJR) in disabling Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis - A case report with review of literature

Rajesh Malhotra, Deepak Gautam, Bhavuk Garg, Anjan Trikha

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Abstract

We wish to present a case of 47-year-old patient with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis and ankylosis of both hips and both knees treated by bilateral hip and knee arthroplasty in a single anaesthesia i.e. Quadruple joint replacement in single sitting. He was back on his feet from his bed-ridden state within the fortnight following surgery. He has been followed up for four years and has been performing his activities of daily living independently. We discuss the preoperative planning, surgical details and post-operative rehabilitation and unique challenges pertaining to this case.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-274
Number of pages32
JournalArchives of Bone and Joint Surgery
Volume6
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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