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Surgery to remove a tumour in the pelvis. Image 9 of 10. Surgeons screwing replacement bone into the pelvis during surgery to remove a tumour, or abnormal growth. A new femoral head (the "ball" part of the ball and socket joint) from a donor has been shaped to fill the space left in the pelvis after the removal of the tumour. For a sequence of images showing this surgical procedure, see M551/427-M551/436.
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