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Hip Surgery - Post-operative Complications and Degeneration. Graphically depicts degeneration of the left hip joint following a partial hip replacement of the femoral head with a prosthetic.  Exposes the partial hip prosthesis and acetabulum. Enlargements show normal cartilage versus the  deteriorated cartilage and joint degeneration. Illustrates persistent left hip pain in the region of the prosthesis. Labels identify the acetabulum, cartilage, prosthesis, femoral nerve, obturator nerve and regions of pain.