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Title: Severe Metallosis in an Isoelastic Hip Prosthesis
Authors: Thiagarajan, P. 
Das De, S. 
Keywords: Isoelastic hip prosthesis
Issue Date: Jul-1998
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
ISSN: 00375675
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