Silicone synovitis: clinical, radiologic, and histologic features.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We have described a patient in whom an erosive arthropathy of the right wrist developed three years after insertion of a silicone lunate prosthesis. The clinical picture of silicone synovitis is being recognized more frequently after bone and joint implants, but the diagnosis may be delayed because initial suspicions focus on infection or crystal-induced arthropathy rather than foreign body reaction.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shergy, WJ; Urbaniak, JR; Polisson, RP

Published Date

  • September 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 82 / 9

Start / End Page

  • 1156 - 1158

PubMed ID

  • 2672357

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0038-4348


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States