Risk factors for inflammatory pseudotumour formation following hip resurfacing.

@article{GlynJones2009RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for inflammatory pseudotumour formation following hip resurfacing.},
  author={Si{\^o}n Glyn-Jones and Hemant Kumar Pandit and Y-M. Kwon and Helen Doll and H. S. Gill and D. W. Murray},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2009},
  volume={91 12},
  pages={1566-74}
}
Metal-on-metal hip resurfacing is commonly performed for osteoarthritis in young active patients. We have observed cystic or solid masses, which we have called inflammatory pseudotumours, arising around these devices. They may cause soft-tissue destruction with severe symptoms and a poor outcome after revision surgery. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of and risk factors for pseudotumours that are serious enough to require revision surgery. Since 1999, 1419 metal-on-metal… CONTINUE READING