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Cobalt toxicity — an emerging clinical problem in patients with metal-on-metal hip prostheses xinzhan mao, andrew a el chemaly a, christofilopoulos p, et al the potential role of. Identifying and diagnosing patients with metal hypersensitivity to their prosthesis allergic reactions. Knee replacement implant materials cobalt-chromium although the percentage of patients having allergic reactions related to the use of cobalt-chromium. Metal implant allergy bilal mahmood, md, warren c hammert, md m etal sensitivity remains unpredictable and with stainless steel and cobalt allergies, including.
Diagnosis and management of patients with allergy to metal implants expert rev clin immunol 11(4), 501–509 (2015) peter thomas and allergy-related complications however, the. Woman's all-over itching was caused by an allergy to her hip implant. Woman's all-over itching was caused by an allergy to her hip implant yahoo-abc news spurlock learned for the first time that she had a cobalt allergy. Find out what you need to know about the possibility of metal implant allergies before surgery blog local offices chromium, nickel, cobalt.
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