Avascular necrosis of the hip

Case contributed by Dr Hani Salam

Presentation

Presurgical assessment for possible hip replacement

Patient Data

Age: 12 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Left femoral head has lost its sphericity with subchondral cystic changes. The findings are in keeping with advanced stage avascular necrosis.

MRI

Acute on chronic left hip joint avascular necrosis. Acute right hip joint avascular necrosis.

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Case information

rID: 29563
Published: 22nd Sep 2014
Last edited: 29th May 2019
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