J Foot Ankle Surg 2017 Nov 4. Epub 2017 Nov 4.
Specialist in Pathology, Department of Pathology, Ankara Research and Training Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
Alkaptonuria is a hereditary disorder of phenylalanine and tyrosine, with an incidence of approximately 1/200,000 to 1/1,000,000. Ochronosis is the accumulation of homogentisic acid and its metabolites in connective tissues such as the tendons, cartilage, and skin. In the present case study, a 50-year-old male presented with a nontraumatic calcaneal avulsion without a previous diagnosis of ochronosis. Read More