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2022 Apr 01

JBJS Case Connect



Chronic Pseudoaneurysm and Anterior Dislocation After Total Hip Arthroplasty Complicated by Arterial Injury: A Case Report.


Crown TJL, Sheridan GA, Bengoa F, Fransen BL, Lawlor DK, Clarkson PW, Greidanus NV
JBJS Case Connect. 2022 Apr 01; 12(2).
PMID: 36099455.


A 64-year-old man presented 18 months after total hip arthroplasty complicated by vascular injury with a history of leg pain, inability to mobilize, and progressive chronic leg edema. It is presumed that there was persistent subtle bleeding over time with pseudoaneurysm formation and prosthetic hip dislocation secondary to the mass effect.