False Aneurysm of the External Iliac Artery Caused by Aseptic Loosening and Migration of a Cemented Cup. HIP International. 2010;20(1):123-125.

False Aneurysm of the External Iliac Artery Caused by Aseptic Loosening and Migration of a Cemented Cup

Nehme AH, Matta JF, Moufarrej NM, Jabbour FC, Moucharafieh RC, Feghaly MA.
Hip

A 79 year old woman with bilateral hip replacements presented with severe left thigh swelling, and life threatening hypovolemic shock. After adequate resuscitation, an angio CT scan of her pelvis showed a false aneurysm of the external iliac artery in proximity to a loose pegged cemented cup. A pelvic X-ray 6 years prior to presentation had revealed a medialized high riding pegged cemented cup with a loose cemented stem. Vascular reconstruction followed by revision of the left THA was necessary.


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