Affiliation: University of Athens
- Osseous hydatid diseaseAthanassios Papanikolaou
Orthopaedic Department, Red Cross Hospital, Athanassaki 1, 11526 Athens, Greece
Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 102:233-8. 2008..The prognosis is often poor, especially in the spine: most patients do not recover neurologically, the mortality and complication rate is high and many cases recur, as it is often impossible to radically excise the pathologic tissue...
- Dislocation of the lateral cuneiform. Report of two cases: one with dorsal and one with plantar displacementAthanassios Papanikolaou
Hospital of the Hellenic Red Cross, Athens, Greece
Foot Ankle Surg 16:e91-5. 2010..Open reduction and fixation with Steinmann pins were necessary. The midterm results were satisfactory, although the cuneiform that dislocated plantarly ended up in developed avascular necrosis...
- Calcific myonecrosis of the leg: report of three patients presenting with infectionAthanassios Papanikolaou
Orthopedic Department, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
Surg Infect (Larchmt) 12:247-50. 2011..Calcific myonecrosis is a rare late complication of trauma, affecting almost exclusively the lower limb. Its radiologic appearance is characteristic. Superimposed infection usually is a sequela of biopsy...
- Pyomyositis and septic hip arthritis due to bacteroides fragilis. A case reportAthanasios Papanikolaou
Orthopaedic Department, Hellenic Red Cross Hospital, Athens, Greece
Hip Int 21:498-501. 2011..Simultaneous pyomyositis and hip septic arthritis due to Bacteroides fragilis is rare, but should be considered possible after intramuscular injections...