Report To The National Academy Of Dental Surgery Infectious Complications Of Articular Prosthesis And Bucco-Dental Infection

M. GUILLAIN, B. TOMENO, J. P. COURPIED,  Y. COMMISSIONAT, G. PRINC,  R. MOATTY, F. BOUKHOBZA, N. AL-ZRIQAT

One of the major developments in postwar surgery was the replacement of seriously deteriorated articulations with articular prostheses. The practice of mounting articular prostheses is currently met. Nevertheless, the infectious complications at the level of the articular prostheses still raise problems. In effect, the consequences may be disastrous. We can arrive to the point of changing the prosthesis, if that’s possible. In the contrary case, after the retraction of the prosthesis without replacement, a pseudoarthrosis appears and triggers a skeletal deficiency, shrinkage of the limbs and an important physical deterioration (Salvati 1984)

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