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|Title:||Severe Metallosis in an Isoelastic Hip Prosthesis|
|Authors:||Thiagarajan, P. |
Das De, S.
|Keywords:||Isoelastic hip prosthesis|
|Citation:||Thiagarajan, P., Das De, S. (1998-07). Severe Metallosis in an Isoelastic Hip Prosthesis. Singapore Medical Journal 39 (7) : 324-325. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Severe black staining due to metallic wear debris has been reported in metal-on-metal hip prosthesis(3). This problem is not commonly seen because of the popular use of metal-on-polyethylene component and has not been previously reported with the use of isoelastic femoral prosthesis. We report a case of severe metallosis in an isoelastic prosthesis, four years after implantation.|
|Source Title:||Singapore Medical Journal|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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