Total Hip replacement in a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus patient

Mohd Shaffid Md Shariff and Hanizah Ngadiron and Nornazirah Azizan and Firdaus Hayati and Affirul Chairil Ariffin (2020) Total Hip replacement in a Systemic Lupus Erythematosus patient. Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science, 19 (2). pp. 322-325. ISSN 2223-4721

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Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) going for surgery have put challenges to the treating surgeon, anaesthetist and physician as the patients can present with various medical complications perioperatively. It can be associated with polyarticular involvement especially avascular necrosis of the head of femur. The patients may present young with severe clinical findings and abnormal radiological features. The surgery in young SLE patients revolves on the longevity of the prosthesis used.We report a case of a 26-year-old lady with SLE going for right total hip replacement for her avascular necrosis of right hip.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Systemic lupus erythematosus , total hip replacement , steroid
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: NORAINI LABUK -
Date Deposited: 18 May 2020 05:03
Last Modified: 18 May 2020 05:03

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