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Clinical Features Aseptic Lymphocyte Dominated Vasculitis Associated Lesions (ALVAL)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for clinical features suggesting Aseptic Lymphocyte Dominated Vasculitis Associated Lesions (ALVAL).

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

T84.5

Description:

Aseptic Lymphocyte Dominated Vasculitis Associated Lesions (ALVAL) associated with metal-on-metal hip replacements may present with a number of clinical findings. These can help to identify patients who may need to undergo reoperation to replace the prosthesis. The authors are from Wrightington Hospital in Wigan, England.

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