Hip prosthesis loosening

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Hip pain in case of prosthesis implanted 14 years ago.

X-ray

There is loosening of prothesis along with herniation cement into pelvis.

Case Discussion

Loosening with herniated cement in pelvis favour failed prosthesis.

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Case information

rID: 9245
Case created: 26th Mar 2010
Last edited: 26th Mar 2016
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