Pseudotumor in a Well-Fixed Metal-on-Polyethylene Uncemented Hip Arthroplasty

Xinzhan Mao, Guan Tay, David Godbolt, Ross Crawford

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    Abstract

    The incidence of pseudotumor formation has been reported to be 1% in patients with metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasties. This complication is not exclusive to these patients. We report a case of pseudotumor formation secondary to femoral head-neck corrosion after a metal-on-polyethylene uncemented total hip arthroplasty.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)493.e13-493.e17
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
    Volume27
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

    Keywords

    • Aseptic lymphocytic vascular associated lesion
    • Metal-induced hypersensitivity
    • Total hip arthroplasty

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