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ALVAL (Aseptic Lymphocytic Vasculitis-Associated Lesion) Histologic Score

Purpose:

To evaluate tissue adjacent to a metal-on-metal joint prosthesis using the ALVAL score of Campbell et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

other testing

ICD-10:

T84.5

Description:

Campbell et al reported a ALVAL (Aseptic Lymphocytic Vasculitis-Associated Lesion) histologic score to describe microscopic findings associated with a metal-on-metal joint prosthesis. The authors are from the UCLA Orthopedic Hospital in Los Angeles.

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