Avascular necrosis - bilateral hip joints

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty

Presentation

Pain during movement in both hip joints with a decreased range of motion.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Bilaterally reduced joint space with remodelled femoral heads showing areas of sclerosis.  Partial collapse of the femoral heads.

Case Discussion

Severe osteoarthritic changes suggest progression of disease to grade IV avascular necrosis.

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Case information

rID: 27239
Case created: 24th Jan 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
Tags: aps, avn, hip
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