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Surg Neurol Int


Resection arthroplasty for isolated costotransverse joint osteoarthritis: A case report and literature review.


Pontes J P M, Ferreira-Pinto P H C, da Costa L F N P, Martha B M R, da Silva W N, Senior M E F L, Ferreira T D, Simoes E L, Nigri F
Surg Neurol Int. 2022; 13:62.
PMID: 35242428.


Symptomatic isolated costovertebral joint (CVJ) osteoarthritis is rare, and establishing this diagnosis is often difficult. There are few reports in the literature about how to surgically manage these lesions. Our aim was to describe a case of isolated osteoarthritis of the costotransverse joint (CTJ) successfully treated with a resection arthroplasty.