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Avascular Necrosis of the Hip

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Normal

Abnormal

  • Various diseases can damage or affect the blood supply to the hip.  When the blood supply is compromised, part of the hipbone may die (necrosis).  This is known as avascular necrosis of the hip.

  • Pain usually starts in knee (and not hip)
  • Hip is painful to rotate inwards


  • Imaging
  • CT scan
  • MRI
  • Note: This condition does not show up on plain X-Rays

  • Avoid lifting anything heavy for a few weeks, in order to allow the hip to heal.
  • Surgery may be considered if this fails.





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