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Avascular necrosis

Avascular necrosis: Introduction

Avascular necrosis: Avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones. Without blood, the bone tissue ... more about Avascular necrosis.

Avascular necrosis: Bone death from lack of circulation. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Avascular necrosis is available below.

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Avascular necrosis: Complications

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Causes of Avascular necrosis

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Prognosis for Avascular necrosis

Prognosis for Avascular necrosis: The amount of disability that results from avascular necrosis depends on what part of the bone is affected, how large an area is involved, and how effectively the bone rebuilds itself. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Avascular Necrosis: NIAMS) ... With proper treatment, most people with avascular necrosis can lead productive lives. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Avascular Necrosis: NIAMS)

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Avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones. Without blood, the bone tissue dies and causes the bone to collapse. If the process involves the bones near a joint, it often leads to collapse of the joint surface. This disease also is known as osteonecrosis, aseptic necrosis, and ischemic bone necrosis. (Source: excerpt from Questions and Answers About Avascular Necrosis: NIAMS)

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Death of bone tissue due to traumatic or nontraumatic causes. --2004 - (Source - Diseases Database)

Avascular necrosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Avascular necrosis, or a subtype of Avascular necrosis, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

 

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