This book describes Avascular Necrosis, Diagnosis and Treatment and Related Diseases
Avascular necrosis is the death of bone tissue because of a lack of blood supply
The blood flow to the bone can be disrupted due to fracture or dislocation
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Pain standing or at rest
Avascular bone necrosis is a long known entity in medicine. Several aspects become better understood since modern imaging techniques have prevailed in investigation. Following short text focuses on some little mentioned facts and present level of grasp in physiopathology, as it is today.