Reactive Synovitis following hip Resurfacing: A Case Presentation. HIP International. 2008;18(3):224-227.

Reactive Synovitis following hip Resurfacing: A Case Presentation

Peacock A, Say J, Lawrence T.
Hip

We report a case of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing complicated by a reactive synovitis and a large effusion resulting in dislocation, peripheral oedema and groin discomfort. Histological analysis of the retrieved specimens revealed an intense lymphocytosis. Conversion to a traditional hip replacement resulted in resolution of the symptoms.


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