Bilateral femoral head avascular necrosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Hip pain.

Patient Data

Age: 65
Gender: Female

Both femoral heads are abnormal - they are sclerotic and on the left, collapsed. There is associated secondary degenerative change. Findings are in keeping with osteonecrosis. 

Case Discussion

The cause is not known in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 30270
Case created: 31st Jul 2014
Last edited: 24th Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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