Humeral head avascular necrosis in steroid therapy
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Nicoletti D, Humeral head avascular necrosis in steroid therapy. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 27 May 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-40716
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31 Oct 2015
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Left shoulder pain for about two months without trauma while on steroid therapy for rheumatoid arthritis
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In T1-weighted sequences there is oval osteolysis with thin outer bone sclerosis at the humeral greater tuberosity compatible with necrosis.
Modest associated joint effusion.
Acknowledgment: Dr S S A Eleonora Renzi
- Acknowledgment: Dr.ssa Eleonora Renzi