Avascular necrosis: steroid induced

Case contributed by Prof Oliver Hennessy


Increasing bone and joint pain in a 25 year old man, AML in the past with high dose steroids

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Both knee xrays show changes of extensive AVN involving the distal femur on both sides and proximal tibia on the right

Changes of advance osteoarthritis are also noted

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Case information

rID: 33877
Published: 28th Jan 2015
Last edited: 9th May 2017
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