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Synonyms for necrosis

the localized death of living cells (as from infection or the interruption of blood supply)

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This association may reflect an increased amount of osteoporosis in this sicker population as well as more patients with malunions, avascular necrosis, and other negative events.
1) However, sickle cell patients show a wide range of complications other than pain crises, including stroke, bacterial infection, sequestration of the spleen, avascular necrosis (AVN), leg ulcers, end-organ damage, renal disease, hypertension (HTN), acute chest syndrome (ACS), and priapism.
Tarrytown NY) said the FDA has placed its pain drug for osteoarthritis, REGN475/SAR164877, on hold after a patient in another company's trial developed avascular necrosis of a joint.
Avascular necrosis (AVN) of bones - certain bones with peculiar blood supply undergo AVN because of blockage of the artery.
Overall, the occurrence of side-effects was extremely low with no cases of avascular necrosis of the bone reported in either group for the 2-year recall period.
Scans revealed bruising to the bone but also he discovered he had contracted a disease called avascular necrosis, a condition that causes the loss of blood supply to bones.
Magnetic resonance imaging detection of avascular necrosis of the bone in children receiving intensive prednisone therapy for acute lymphoblastic leukemia or non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Indications for arthroplasty include: osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), avascular necrosis (AVN) or osteonecrosis (ON), congenital dislocation of the hip joint (CDH), acetabular dysplasia (shallow hip socket), frozen shoulder, loose shoulder, traumatized and misaligned joint, joint stiffness.
Hips that Hurt" ("Advice," July) by the former dancer who had avascular necrosis (AVN) hit home.
18) Although much less common than stress fractures, avascular necrosis of the hallux sesamoid bones should be considered in the differential diagnosis of persistent forefoot pain.
In hip joint sepsis avascular necrosis complicates those cases in which there is a long delay between onset of symptoms and treatment.
The lesion was diagnosed as an avascular necrosis of the humeral head, and the patient was treated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications.
The Phonak man, who suffers from avascular necrosis, said: "It's bad, it's grinding, it's bone rubbing on bone.
Harold Hawkins diagnosed avascular necrosis of the navicular bone.