Aseptic loosening of left hip implant

Case contributed by Dr Stefan Lazic


Ongoing left hip pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Continuous radio-lucent line medially & pedestal formation distally.

Annotated image

The lucent surrounding cavity, indicating loosening, is outlined. 

Case Discussion

Patient went on to have revision surgery.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 51085
Published: 4th Feb 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.