Loosening of hip prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson


Hip discomfort post THR. Follow up x-rays.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male

Prominent region of periarticular loosening related to the proximal femoral prosthetic stem.


Lucency treated as prosthetic loosening and a revision has been performed.

Note that there are no regions of lucency around the new prosthesis.

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Case information

rID: 26309
Published: 12th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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