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A large lumbar hernia presenting as a flank mass after total hip arthroplasty

Soft tissue swelling occasionally can be seen about the incision after a total hip arthroplasty. We report a case of a lateral wall hernia occurring immediately after a total hip arthroplasty that presented as a mass over the proximal aspect of the hip incision

Keywords : Arthroplasty,Arthroplasty,Replacement,Hip,diagnosis,Diagnosis,Differential,Female,Hernia,Ventral,Humans,Middle Aged,Postoperative Complications,surgery,Tomography,X-Ray Computed,, Large,Lumbar,Hernia,Presenting,As, fibromyalgia trigger points uk

Date of Publication : 2001 Dec

Authors : Steinfeld R;Trousdale RT;Farley DR;

Organisation : Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA

Journal of Publication : J Arthroplasty

Pubmed Link : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11740768

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