Aseptic loosening of right hip implant

Case contributed by Dr Stefan Lazic


Ongoing hip pain.

Patient Data

Gender: Male

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
Published: 4th Feb 2017
Last edited: 1st Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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