Items tagged “avascular necrosis”
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Köhler disease is an eponymous term referring to childhood-onset osteonecrosis of the navicular bone in the foot. Mueller Weiss syndrome is the adult counterpart of navicular bone osteonecrosis 4,5. Epidemiology It typically presents in the pediatric population (4-6 years of age) and there is ...
Waldenström sign (hip)
Waldenström sign is the increased distance between the pelvic teardrop and the femoral head. It is a highly specific sign of a hip joint effusion. Radiographic features Plain radiograph >11 mm total distance or >2 mm difference compared to contralateral hip 1,2 measured between the lateral a...
Friedrich disease is an eponymous name for osteonecrosis of the sternal end of the clavicle. It is a rare condition and documentation in the medical literature is scarce with most case reports dating from before 1990. Epidemiology It is more often encountered in children and adolescents 1. Ra...