Loosening of hip prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson

Presentation

Hip discomfort post THR. Follow up x-rays.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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

Modality: X-ray

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
Case created: 12th Dec 2013
Last edited: 29th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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