What is Avascular Necrosis?

September 24, 2016

Avascular necrosis is the loss of bone tissue due in part to the lack of blood supply, Also called osteonecrosis, avascular can cause tiny breaks in the bone and the bone’s eventual collapse. The blood flow to a section of bone can be obstructed if the bone joint become dislocated or fractured. Avascular necrosis is related to the longer-term use of high-dose steroid medications and excessive alcohol intake. Anyone can be…

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