Hip avascular necrosis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

Hip pain.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Sclerosis of the left femoral head with articular surface irregularity and flattening. Normal acetabulum. 

Modality: CT

Sclerosis and lucency of the femoral head. Crescentic subchondral lucency is also present. Normal acetabulum. 

Case Discussion

This patient had a history of end stage renal failure, which is one of the many causes of avascular necrosis. 

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Case Information

rID: 50902
Case created: 27th Jan 2017
Last edited: 29th Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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