Journal Article

A 61-year-old woman develops polyuria after hip revision

Aisha Shaheen, Mark Dobish, Vanessa Gleason, Adam Setren, Jonathan Stem and Benjamin A. Kohl

in Journal of Surgical Case Reports

Volume 2016, issue 5
Published online May 2016 | e-ISSN: 2042-8812 | DOI:

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A 61-year-old previously healthy woman developed progressive hearing and visual loss over a period of 2–3 months prior to admission. Her medical/surgical history was remarkable for a left hip arthroplasty 11 years ago requiring revision approximately 6 months prior to admission. After dislocating the revised hip, she re-presented to her surgeon and underwent a closed reduction. Several weeks following the reduction, the patient began having polyuria and symptoms of hearing and vision loss along with numbness in her extremities and abdominal region.

Journal Article.  1416 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Surgery

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