Pseudotumours associated with metal-on-metal hip resurfacings.

  title={Pseudotumours associated with metal-on-metal hip resurfacings.},
  author={Hemant G. Pandit and Si{\^o}n Glyn-Jones and Peter McLardy-Smith and Roger Gundle and Duncan J Whitwell and Christopher L. M. H. Gibbons and Simon Ostlere and Nick A. Athanasou and H. S. Gill and D. W. Murray},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={90 7},
We report 17 patients (20 hips) in whom metal-on-metal resurfacing had been performed and who presented with various symptoms and a soft-tissue mass which we termed a pseudotumour. Each patient underwent plain radiography and in some, CT, MRI and ultrasonography were also performed. In addition, histological examination of available samples was undertaken. All the patients were women and their presentation was variable. The most common symptom was discomfort in the region of the hip. Other… CONTINUE READING
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Pseudotumours associated with metal-on-metal hip resurfacings

  • S Glyn-Jones, H Pandit, S Osler
  • J Bone Joint Surg [Br] 2008;90-B(Suppl):in press
  • 2008
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