Avascular necrosis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Known case of sickle cell disease.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female

Abnormal hip joints bilaterally. The left side shows almost complete loss of the humeral head with abnormal alignment within the acetabulum. The right, shows severe humeral head collapse and flattening, with extensive sclerosis and reduced joint space. Features of advance AVN. 

Case Discussion

Radiograph of the pelvis demonstrate advance bilateral hip joints avascular necrosis.

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Case information

rID: 13760
Published: 13th May 2011
Last edited: 9th Jan 2016
Tag: hip
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