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Amit Singla, Vivek Shankar, Samarth Mittal, Abhinav Agarwal, Bhavuk Garg
Amit Singla, Vivek Shankar, Samarth Mittal, Abhinav Agarwal, Bhavuk Garg, Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110039, India
Author contributions: Singla A wrote and finalized the manuscript and reviewed the literature; Shankar V, Agarwal A contributed to the manuscript and finalized it; Garg B provided the case and finalized the manuscript; Mittal S did the literature search, contributed to the manuscript and finalized it.
Correspondence to: Dr. Samarth Mittal, MS, Senior Resident, Department of Orthopedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Teaching Block, 5th floor AIIMS, New Delhi 110039, India. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: September 27, 2013 Revised: November 13, 2013 Accepted: January 15, 2014 Published online: February 16, 2014
Core tip: Baastrup’s disease, although not a rare entity, is often misdiagnosed and wrongly treated due to poor knowledge. Complete evaluation and a detailed examination of radiographic images are crucial for a proper diagnosis and to avoid mismanagement of the condition, including a hasty surgical intervention.