Severe heterotopic ossification in a seronegative spondyloarthritis patient after cervical Bryan disc arthroplasty: A case report
Chih-Wei Huang, Chien-Lun Tang, Neurological Institute, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung 407, Taiwan
Hung-Chuan Pan, Hsi-Kai Tsou, Functional Neurosurgery Division, Neurological Institute, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung 407, Taiwan
Hung-Chuan Pan, Faculty of Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 112, Taiwan
Chung-Yuh Tzeng, Division of Joint Reconstruction, Department of Orthopedics, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung 407, Taiwan
Chung-Yuh Tzeng, Department of Medicinal Botanicals and Health Applications, Da-Yeh University, Changhua County 515, Taiwan
Hsi-Kai Tsou, Department of Rehabilitation, Jen-Teh Junior College of Medicine, Nursing and Management, Miaoli County 356, Taiwan
Author contributions: Huang CW designed and wrote the report; Tang CL reviewed the manuscript for its intellectual content and revised the entire work; Pan HC performed the analysis and evaluations; Tsou HK performed the treatment of this case; Tsou HK and Tzeng CY reviewed the manuscript for its intellectual content; all authors have read and approved the final manuscript.
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Corresponding author: Hsi-Kai Tsou, MD, PhD, Chief Doctor, Professor, Functional Neurosurgery Division, Neurological Institute, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, 1650 Taiwan Boulevard Sec. 4, Taichung 407, Taiwan. email@example.com
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Received: May 17, 2019
Peer-review started: May 23, 2019
First decision: August 1, 2019
Revised: August 20, 2019
Accepted: August 27, 2019
Article in press: August 27, 2019
Published online: October 6, 2019