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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Liska, Franz; Toepfer, Andreas; Straub, Melanie; Rechl, Hans; von Eisenhart-Rothe, Ruediger 
Title:
Delayed diagnosis of clear cell chondrosarcoma after total hip replacement. A case report of a rare entity encountered in common surgery. 
Abstract:
We report the case of a young female patient who received a total hip replacement due to pain in her left hip joint, misdiagnosed as degenerative arthritis. A clear cell chondrosarcoma (CCCS) in the femoral head had initially not been detected. Seven years later, a periprosthetic recurrence of CCCS close to the former femoral osteotomy occurred. Although a sample of the periprosthetic tumour had been taken for histologic analysis, the recurrence of CCCS remained misdiagnosed for almost 2 years u...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Hip Int 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
25 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
98-100 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1120-7000 
TUM Institution:
Orthopädische und Sportorthopädische Klinik und Poliklinik; Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie