necrosis

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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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Clinical evaluation and MRI confirmed bilateral avascular necrosis of femoral neck.
Treatment of developmental dislocation of hip: does changing the hip abduction angle in the hip spica affect the rate of avascular necrosis of the femoral head?
Jager and colleagues (12) reported on 50 patients affected by bone marrow edema or avascular necrosis that were given iloprost.
The clinical relevance of post traumatic avascular necrosis of the humeral head.
Table: Ficat Classification of avascular necrosis of femoral head.
The incidence of avascular necrosis is closely related to the time hip remains dislocated, and it is reduced seriously if reduction is carried out within 6 hours from 50% to 0-5% [3, 4].
Treatment for avascular necrosis of bone in people with sickle cell disease.
Avascular necrosis (insufficient blood supply to the bones that can cause bone collapse), which can necessitate a joint replacement (very rare)
Ask about other potential sources of hip and leg pain, such as hip bursitis, hip fracture or avascular necrosis (death of bone tissue due to inadequate blood supply).
Bipolar hemiarthroplasty, a modular system, has been utilized for decades to treat intracapsular fractures of the femoral neck and avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
His ailment, the committee told him, was due to wrong medication which had resulted in avascular necrosis -- the death of bone tissue due to lack of blood supply -- and made him wheelchair-bound.
It also provides postoperative unicompartmental off-loading for the optimization of the surgical prevention of osteoarthritis and could be used for other unicompartmental knee conditions that require off-loading, movement restriction and pain relief, such as meniscal repair, avascular necrosis, and condylar bone marrow lesions.
4) In addition to well-known somatic complications including avascular necrosis (5) and hypocortisolism, (6) psychiatric morbidities occurred in a substantial proportion of SARS survivors.