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without blood vessels

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There is some concern that TS may lead to Legg-Calves-Perthe's disease, also known as avascular necrosis of the femoral head, although there is no strong evidence to support it.
Of the hip sepsis group, 5 children developed gross avascular necrosis of the femoral head as demonstrated in Fig.
If the femoral head is involved, it is important to differentiate it from avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
Third, calcium supplements help reduce diarrhea and may reduce the risk of osteoporosis (bone loss) and avascular necrosis of the femoral head (hip degeneration); also seen in people with HIV.
Avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH, OMIM 608805), Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD, OMIM 150600), and Beukes familial hip dysplasia (BFHD, OMIM 142669) produce symptoms in hip joint that closely resemble MED.
He has followed for 2-12 years and found core decompression with cancellous bone grafting is a safe and effective procedure for the treatment of early avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
During follow up periods, avascular necrosis of the femoral head was observed in 12 cases (23%) and nonunion was observed in 5 cases (9%).
The result can be further altered by avascular necrosis of the femoral head which occurs in more than 50 % of the cases.
1) Avascular necrosis of the femoral head due to obstruction of the blood vessels may also occur in individuals with BD.
Septic arthritis associated with avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
Low back pain can represent avascular necrosis of the femoral head or infection, such as pyelonephritis, as well as a vasoocclusive episode.
Pregnancy and post-pregnancy avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
These include damage to the femoral head by overreaming, malpositioned hardware, iatrogenic intraoperative medial displacement of lag screw, and avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
DISCUSSION: In the detection of avascular necrosis of the femoral head in sickle cell disease, the advantages of magnetic resonance imaging compared with other imaging modalities are many: it is non-invasive, ionizing radiation is not used, and it allows exact determination of the location and extent of abnormality in the femoral head.
The observation criteria involved the length of the incision, blood loss, operation time, nonunion rate, avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) rate and Harris Hip Score.