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Pseudotumors in association with well-functioning metal-on-metal hip prostheses: a case-control study using three-dimensional computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging.

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INTRODUCTION: Many papers have been published recently on the subject of pseudotumors surrounding metal-on-metal hip resurfacing and replacement prostheses. These pseudotumors are sterile, inflammatory lesions within the periprosthetic tissues and have been variously termed masses, cysts, bursae, collections, or aseptic lymphocyte-dominated vasculitis-associated lesions (ALVAL). The prevalence of pseudotumors in patients with a well-functioning metal-on-metal hip prosthesis is not well known...

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10.2106/jbjs.j.01508

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume
Volume:
94
Issue:
4
Pages:
317-325
Publication date:
2012-02-05
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EISSN:
1535-1386
ISSN:
0021-9355
URN:
uuid:996872ea-20db-4f62-bc94-c8d6e0b0fcfd
Source identifiers:
374981
Local pid:
pubs:374981

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