Corrosion and adverse local tissue reaction after total hip arthroplasty with a modular titanium alloy femoral neck

This report describes a case of mechanically assisted crevice corrosion and secondary adverse local tissue reaction in a patient following a total hip arthroplasty, utilizing a modular neck (bi-modular) femoral component. Radiographic evaluation demonstrated a well-positioned, stable, cementless arthroplasty. Upon further evaluation, the patient had… (More)