Hip arthroplasty is an extremely satisfying treatment method for coxarthrosis which is in increasing use throughout the world. However, loosening of the prosthesis is a significant complication and to overcome this, ceramic liners are increasingly being selected. If the survival of ceramic surfaces is prolonged, there is a risk of fracture of the ceramic materials. New ceramic materials developed to overcome this problem are more resistant. The case presented here is of a patient in whom liner fracture developed following ceramic-ceramic hip arthroplasty. The ceramic femoral head was observed to have protruded into the defect created in the acetabular component. Acetabular revision was applied to the patient.
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