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Avascular Necrosis

Avascular necrosis is a disease caused by loss of the blood supply to the bones. Joint pain is the primary symptom. Learn more about symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments.
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  3. Bone Pain
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  6. Osteoarthritis

Facts About Osteonecrosis
Osteonecrosis is caused by the death of a localized portion of bone due to poor blood supply.

Guide to Avascular Necrosis
Avascular necrosis is the result of temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones.

Osteoarthritis Screening Quiz
Osteoarthritis is also known as "wear-and-tear" arthritis. It is typically seen as a primary disease in older people but can occur as a secondary condition in younger people. Injury, occupation, excess weight, and genetics are among the factors which cause the cartilage of a joint to wear away. Take our Osteoarthritis Screening Quiz.

Avascular Necrosis of Femoral Head
Treatments for the various stages of AVN are examined, from University of Pittsburgh.

National Osteonecrosis Foundation
Information and support for ostenecrosis patients, from NONF.

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