Title: Metastasis from renal cell carcinoma presenting as osteolysis in total hip arthroplasty: a case report
Authors: Simon, Jean-Pierre ×
Bellemans, Johan
Samson, Ignace #
Issue Date: Feb-2008
Publisher: Acta Medica Belgica
Series Title: Acta Orthopaedica Belgica vol:74 issue:1 pages:122-124
Abstract: We report a case of a pelvic metastasis from a renal carcinoma in association with a total hip arthroplasty. Mistakenly diagnosing such lesion as a granulomatous osteolytic foreign body reaction due to polyethylene debris may lead to devastating and uncontrollable haemorrhage during revision arthroplasty.
ISSN: 0001-6462
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Orthopaedics Section (-)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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