- Betul Kozanhan
Rev Bras Anestesiol 2017 May 20. Epub 2017 May 20.
Konya Education and Research Hospital, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Konya, Turkey. Electronic address:
The current case report describes two cases of alkaptonuric ochronosis for anesthetic management. Alkaptonuria is a rare genetic orphan disease of tyrosine metabolism characterized by an accumulation of homogentisic acid in cartilage and connective tissues. Patients present most commonly for orthopedic joint surgery due to progressive arthropathy that can be misdiagnosed many a times. Read More