A left knee wound complication by non-Hodgkins lymphoma in bilateral total knee arthroplasties

Mark S. Eskander, Erika McPhee, Jonathan P. Eskander, Robert Nascimento, Jeremy J. McCormick, Suyang Hao, David Shepro, Kirk Johnson

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Abstract

A 70-year-old woman with a history of bilateral primary knee osteoarthritis presented with a left knee wound complication, a non-Hodgkins lymphoma, after bilateral total knee arthroplasties. After exploring several etiologies, the evidence in this unusual case suggests a coincidental preexisting lymphoma.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1387-1390
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery
Volume128
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2008

Keywords

  • Malignant tumor
  • Metallic prosthesis
  • Pre-existing lymphoma
  • Total knee arthroplasty

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