Avascular necrosis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Pre-surgical assessment for possible hip replacement

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Female

Left femoral head loss its sphericity with subchondral cystic changes. The findings in-keeping with advance stage of avascular necrosis.


Acute on top of chronic left hip joint AVN. Acute right hip joint AVN.

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Case information

rID: 29563
Published: 22nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 11th May 2017
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