Avascular necrosis - bilateral hip joints

Case contributed by Dr Aditya Shetty


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

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Bilaterally reduced joint space with remodeled 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
Published: 24th Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: aps, avn, hip
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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