What is Avascular Necrosis (Osteonecrosis)

April 16, 2016

Avascular Necrosis (AVN) also called osteonecrosis Ischemic bone necrosis, or aseptic necrosis is a condition that occurs when there is loss blood to the bone. The bone is a living tissue that requires blood and-and interruption in the blood supply can cause bone death. If this does not stop bone necrosis will eventually lead to bone collapse. Avascular necrosis most often most often occur in the upper leg. Another commons…