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Clinical Features of Metal Sensitivity | Orthopedic Implants

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a metallic orthopedic implant for a systemic contact sensitivity to a metal in the implant alloy.

Specialty:

Immunology/Rheumatology

Objective:

risk factors, response to therapy

ICD-10:

T84, T85

Description:

A patient with a metal orthopedic implant may develop a systemic contact allergy to one or more metals used to make the implant.

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