Black bones: a case of incidental discovery of ochronotic arthropathy

See-Seong Chang, Eugene T Ek and Vicki Pliatsios
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (7): 390. || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02456.x
Published online: 6 April 2009
  • See-Seong Chang1
  • Eugene T Ek2
  • Vicki Pliatsios2

  • 1 Goulburn Valley Health, Shepparton, VIC.
  • 2 St Vincent’s Health, Melbourne, VIC.


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