INTRODUCTION Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) syndrome is a recognised cause of young adult hip pain. There has been a large increase in the number of patients undergoing arthroscopic surgery for FAI; however, a recent Cochrane review highlighted that there are no randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating treatment effectiveness. We aim to compare… (More)
Submucosal diathermy to the inferior turbinates is a common surgical procedure performed to improve the nasal airway. We present the case of a previously well six-year-old boy who underwent submucosal diathermy and developed the unusual complication of a left oculomotor nerve palsy. The possible aetiology is discussed.
Failure of total hip arthroplasty through septic or aseptic loosening, periprosthetic fracture, or recurrent dislocation is well recognized and understood. We present an unusual cause of failure of total hip replacement which occurred on a 79 year old gentleman: that of prosthetic loosening secondary to malignant infiltration around components. Our aim is… (More)