Avascular necrosis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam


Presurgical assessment for possible hip replacement

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female

Left femoral head has lost its sphericity with subchondral cystic changes. The findings are in keeping with advanced stage avascular necrosis.


Acute on chronic left hip joint avascular necrosis. Acute right hip joint avascular necrosis.

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Case information

rID: 29563
Published: 22nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 18th Dec 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included