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Avascular necrosis of the femoral head

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard


Hip pain

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Single selected T2 image from an MRI demonstrates femoral head collapse in keeping with avascular necrosis of the hip

Case Discussion

This patient has had a renal transplant and developed pain in the left hip. 

Case courtesy of Dr Paresh K Desai

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Case information

rID: 7579
Published: 10th Nov 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: hip
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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