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Technique guides are not considered high yield topics for orthopaedic standardized exams including ABOS, EBOT and RC.
A 62-year-old woman has advanced osteoarthritis of the knee that has been refractory to nonsurgical treatment. She wishes to discuss total knee arthroplasty. She reports a lifelong history of intolerance to most jewelry and is concerned about having an allergic reaction to the metallic knee implant. Hypersensitivity to metal implants is usually classified as what type of Gell-Coombs reaction?
II (cytotoxic, antibody-dependent)
III (immune complex)
IV (delayed type)
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