Previous avascular necrosis of the hip
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Gaillard F, Previous avascular necrosis of the hip. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 09 Jun 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-5653
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3 Mar 2009
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The lack of high T2 signal in the left femoral head, flattening of upper articular surface with femoral head deformity indicate the longstanding nature of AVN.
Secondary osteoarthritic changes are noted, seen as marginal osteophytes and mild joint effusion.
This patient had documented prior avascular necrosis.