Synovial cutaneous fistula complicating a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty

@inproceedings{Letter2016SynovialCF,
  title={Synovial cutaneous fistula complicating a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty},
  author={Haley P. Letter and Joseph M. Limback and Christopher W. Wasyliw and Laura W. Bancroft and Kurt F. Scherer},
  booktitle={Radiology case reports},
  year={2016}
}
Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty is becoming a common form of shoulder arthroplasty that is often performed in the setting of rotator cuff pathology. Infection is a rare complication but is more common in reverse total shoulder arthroplasty than in hemiarthroplasty or anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty. We present the case of a 69-year-old patient with a reverse total shoulder arthroplasty who presented with purulent drainage from the skin of his anterior shoulder. Computed tomography… CONTINUE READING
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