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Avascular necrosis

Etiology

Risk factors

  • Corticosteroid use
  • Trauma
  • SLE
  • Pancreatitis
  • Alcoholism
  • Gout
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Infiltrative disease, e.g., Gaucher disease

DDx

  • Osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis
  • Fracture
  • Joint pain due to other causes

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Last updated: December 1, 2014

Citation

Zeiger, Roni F.. "Avascular Necrosis." Diagnosaurus, 4th ed., McGraw-Hill Education, 2014. Emergency Central, emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114063/all/Avascular_necrosis.
Zeiger RF. Avascular necrosis. Diagnosaurus. 4th ed. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114063/all/Avascular_necrosis. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Zeiger, R. F. (2014). Avascular necrosis. In Diagnosaurus. Available from https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114063/all/Avascular_necrosis
Zeiger RF. Avascular Necrosis [Internet]. In: Diagnosaurus. McGraw-Hill Education; 2014. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://emergency.unboundmedicine.com/emergency/view/Diagnosaurus/114063/all/Avascular_necrosis.
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