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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 59-62

Irretrievable Morse taper junction of the femoral prosthesis at revision hip arthroplasty for metallosis: A case report


Department of Orthopaedics, Arthroplasty Unit, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Adelaide, South Australia

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Dr. Vikas Rajesh Singh
Arthroplasty Unit, Repatriation General Hospital, Daw Park, Adelaide
South Australia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmgims.jmgims_34_20

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Incidence of total hip arthroplasties being performed is on a rise across the world, consequently we would see more and more revisions hip arthroplasties being done for various indications such as infection, loosening, wear, metallosis, trauma; alone or a combination of the above factors. This case report highlights one of the rare but interesting scenarios that a revision hip surgeon must be prepared to encounter while planning to perform a technically challenging revision hip arthroplasty surgery. This report also thus emphasizes the importance of extensive pre-operative planning in terms of technique and timing of the procedure, the skills set and the armamentarium of tools that may be needed for a demanding revision arthroplasty procedure.


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