Cement burn of the skin during hip replacement

B. Burston, Piers Yates, G. Bannister

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    Abstract

    We present the first reported case of a partial thickness burn to the skin from discarded bone cement during a routine total hip replacement (THR). The patient required plastic surgical attention for 5 months before the skin was healed. We summarise the reported incidents of cement burns to various other structures and the circumstances in which these injuries can potentially occur.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)151-152
    JournalAnnals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
    Volume89
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007

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