Avascular necrosis of the hip

Case contributed by Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso
Diagnosis certain


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

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Reduced joint space with the remodeled femoral head showing areas of sclerosis. A partial collapse of the right femoral head.

Case Discussion

Advanced stage avascular necrosis of right femoral head with osteoarthritis.

Interruption of the Shenton line in the right hip due to collapse of the femoral head. 

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