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Recent examination of the relationships of the dry necrosis-inducing (necrogenic) erwinias using 16S rDNA sequences demonstrated that these bacteria comprise a polyphyletic group and, therefore, have been subdivided into three distinct genera, Erwinia, Brenneria and Pectobacterium, with the classical 'amylovora' group species now being distributed nearly(More)
Introduction. Metallosis is a phenomenon most commonly associated with hip replacement. However it can occur in any metallic implant subject to wear. Wear creates metal debris, which is deposited in the surrounding soft tissue. This leads to many local adverse reactions including, but not limited to, implant loosening/osteolysis, pain, and effusion. In the(More)
With advancing technologies in orthopedics and increasing demands of the population for orthopedic interventions, younger patients are now receiving joint replacements. One of the potential risks of joint replacement is metallosis, or the local and systemic release of metal ions. Metallosis is caused by the release of metallic debris, secondary to hardware(More)
To cite: Gouk C, Daniele L, Buchan C. BMJ Case Rep Published online: [please include Day Month Year] doi:10.1136/bcr-2015210057 DESCRIPTION A 6-year-old boy presented to the orthopaedic clinic, referred from his general practitioner after his mother noted an apparent shortening of the left leg, in toeing of the left foot and a waddling gait. No sinister(More)
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