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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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In conclusion, we have successfully treated two older women who presented with aseptic necrosis of the talus using a third-generation custom-made alumina ceramic prosthesis followed by early postoperative rehabilitation.
Pharmacologic doses of steroids can lead to bone loss and fractures, and can aggravate or cause other serious complications such as aseptic necrosis, diabetes, hypertension, and cataracts.
Therewith open reduction and internal fixation of acetabular fragments are often accompanied by aseptic necrosis of the femoral head or acetabulum, post-traumatic osteoarthritis, heterotopic ossification, metal structures breakage, iatrogenic injury of the sciatic nerve and blood vessels, high risk of thromboembolic complications.
The differential diagnosis of ear canal cholesteatoma includes malignant tumor, aseptic necrosis, and malignant otitis externa.
Legg-Perthes disease (also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, aseptic necrosis of the femoral head, Perthes disease, or Legg's disease) is a congenital condition that has no known cause.
Although systemic manifestations of this syndrome may include polyserositis, mental status changes, medullary fat necrosis of long bones and aseptic necrosis of the bones were less frequently observed (1, 4, 7).