Shoulder Surgery Complications Research

Metallosis and Cutaneous Pigmentation in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

Shoulder & Elbow 5(3) 195-197

Metallosis with an associated cutaneous pigmentation as a result of metal dispersion has not been reported in the literature. A case is described in a patient who developed an extensive metallosis that presented with cutaneous pigmentation 8 years after a reverse shoulder replacement.

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