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Expansion of an osteoarthritic cyst associated with wear debris: a case report.

Abstract:

We present a case in which the growth of an intraosseous cyst arising from the proximal tibiofibular joint appeared to have been increased by polyethylene wear particles from a medial unicompartmental knee replacement. Histological examination of the cyst wall showed a histiocytic response associated with numerous polyethylene wear particles. This case demonstrates that there is a direct communication between the joint cavity and the cyst. Such communication is probably through openings in th...

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10.1302/0301-620x.80b6.8905

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Crawford, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Athanasou, NA More by this author
Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
990-993
Publication date:
1998-11-05
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ISSN:
0301-620X
URN:
uuid:0540698e-6eba-4015-aa57-1cb38bdaa978
Source identifiers:
104018
Local pid:
pubs:104018

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