November 2006
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2006, Vol. 88-A Issue 11, p2473
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 71 year old man who developed a large cyst on his left knee thirteen years after having a total knee arthroplasty. Osteolysis is a relatively common complication related to knee arthroplasty, but this man was the first known case in which a cyst developed as a reaction to polyethylene.


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