Avascular necrosis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Presentation

Pain during movement in the right hip joint with a decreased range of motion.

Patient Data

Age: 49 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Reduced joint space with remodelled femoral head showing areas of sclerosis. Partial collapse of the right femoral head.
Osteoarthritic changes of the right hip : Loss of joint space, marginal sclerosis, sub-articular cyst formation secondary to avascular necrosis.

Case Discussion

Advanced stage avascular necrosis of right femoral head with osteoarthritis.

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Case information

rID: 27612
Case created: 10th Feb 2014
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2015
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