International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2021, Volume 7 Issue 3

Ankylosing spondylitis of shoulder joint treated with total shoulder arthroplasty: A case report

Author(s): Dr. Alok C Patil and Dr. Rakshith AG
Abstract: Case report: We report a case of ankylosing spondylitis in a 36-year-old male with pain in right shoulder since 8 years associated with early morning stiffness and restricted activities of shoulder joint. X-ray and MRI of the shoulder joint revealed arthritis of shoulder joint. In this case report, we review Total Shoulder Arthroplasty as a treatment modality for shoulder arthritis secondary to Ankylosing spondylitis. At one and half year post-operative follow up, patient had a good functional outcome.
Conclusion: Good functional outcome can be obtained with Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for ankylosing spondylitis of the shoulder joint.
Pages: 761-763  |  339 Views  36 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Alok C Patil, Dr. Rakshith AG. Ankylosing spondylitis of shoulder joint treated with total shoulder arthroplasty: A case report. Int J Orthop Sci 2021;7(3):761-763. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2021.v7.i3k.2831
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences