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Date: 08 Jun 2000
Remote Name: 18.104.22.168
Does anyone in the hip group have any experience with the formation of cysts? My surgeon finds my x-rays fine, with no loosening even through I complain of pain.
He sees I can't walk anymore and when he does the surgery he finds a large cyst behind the metal cup. He has to repair the hole with bone from the bone bank then changes the plastic parts. I guess cysts don't show up from behind the metal cups.
I heal well and am always allowed to put weight on my leg after 6 weeks (as its not cemented) when the bone heals. Please let me know... Contact at: 333Mavis@home.com