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Skeletal Radiology

, Volume 38, Issue 1, pp 71–75 | Cite as

Primary extra-cranial meningioma following total hip replacement

  • T. J. Campbell
  • J. T. Patton
  • D. Porter
  • D. M. Salter
  • A. Al-Nafussi
  • I. BeggsEmail author
Case Report

Abstract

A 61-year-old man presented with pain at the left hip and decreased mobility 10 years after total hip replacement. Imaging demonstrated a large destructive expansile mass adjacent to the prosthesis. Histological analysis confirmed the presence of an extra-cranial meningioma. Primary tumours after total hip replacement are rare and include soft tissue sarcomas, bone sarcomas and lymphomas. To our knowledge, no previous cases of primary extracranial meningioma have been identified. The imaging features, histology, pathogenesis and differential diagnosis are discussed.

Keywords

Primary extracranial meningioma hip arthroplasty 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. J. Campbell
    • 1
  • J. T. Patton
    • 2
  • D. Porter
    • 2
  • D. M. Salter
    • 3
  • A. Al-Nafussi
    • 3
  • I. Beggs
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyRoyal InfirmaryEdinburghUK
  2. 2.Department of OrthopaedicsRoyal InfirmaryEdinburghUK
  3. 3.Department of PathologyRoyal InfirmaryEdinburghUK

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