The Journal of Arthroplasty, Volume 27, Issue 3, 493.e13 - 493.e17

Pseudotumor in a Well-Fixed Metal-on-Polyethylene Uncemented Hip Arthroplasty

Mao, Xinzhan et al.
Hip

The incidence of pseudotumor formation has been reported to be 1% in patients with metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasties. This complication is not exclusive to these patients. We report a case of pseudotumor formation secondary to femoral head-neck corrosion after a metal-on-polyethylene uncemented total hip arthroplasty.


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