Aseptic loosening of right hip implant

Case contributed by Dr Stefan Lazic

Presentation

Ongoing hip pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is continuous lucency in 4 Gruen zones along the femoral stem of the prosthetic. 

The lucent surrounding cavity, indicating loosening, is outlined. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have revision surgery.

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Case Information

rID: 51083
Case created: 3rd Feb 2017
Last edited: 6th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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