Inflammatory Pseudotumor Associated with Femoral Nerve Palsy Following Metal-on-Metal Resurfacing of the Hip

Clayton, Robert A. E.; Beggs, Ian; Salter, Donald M.; Grant, M. Helen; Patton, James T.; Porter, Daniel E.
September 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Sep2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 9, p1988
Academic Journal
The article focuses on an increase in the global use of metal-on-metal hip resurfacing of the hip in patients with osteoarthritis, and on side effects which can result from its use. The case of a 63 year old woman who presented to physicians with painful idiopathic osteoarthritis of the right hip, had resurfacing performed on her hip and developed inflammatory pseudotumor associated with femoral nerve palsy after the surgery, is presented.


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