Crescent sign of femoral head avascular necrosis
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Niknejad M, Crescent sign of femoral head avascular necrosis. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 29 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-61624
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Subchondral lucency seen at proximal left femoral head.
Features are consistent with the crescent sign seen on conventional radiographs and refers to a subchondral lucency seen most frequencly anterolateral aspect of the proximal femoral head indicated avascular necrosis of femoral head.