Avascular necrosis

What is Avascular necrosis?

Avascular necrosis is a condition where lack of blood supply leads to death of the tissue. Eg: Avascular necrosis of femur means that head of femur bone get necrosed or dies due to issues with blood supply. This is commonly seen with excess use of steroids and in conditions like Cushings syndrome

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dear sir, this is brijesh from assam, i m suffering from avascular necrosis in both the hip joints since 10 months. what is the remedy or therapy...

doctor1 MD

Hi,

I have read your query.

Treatment of AVN of hip depends upon age of person and grade of AVN.

Get your MRI scan of both the hips done and send...

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I've been diagnosed with Avascular necrosis again. I've had a total hip replacement on the right. I now have it on the left. My my current surgeon...

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HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

Avascular necrosis is one of the most common reasons for hip replacement surgery.The other indications are...

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i have been diagnosed with avascular necrosis if it were caused from alcohol abuse how much alcohol would it take approximatley and how long would...

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Hi, Welcome to Health care magic forum.
The cause could be any thing, may be alcohol, deficiency, tobacco , etc. The quantity is not a strict...

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