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avascular necrosis disease

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Not related to Crohn: Avascular necrosis is not associated with crohn's disease, it is associated with the corticosteroids used to treat it.
Dr. Douglas Mund
46 years experience Rheumatology
Not common: A vascular necrosis is not that common in crowns however it is related to medications like Prednisone that is often used to treat the disease.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
The ends of : The long bones have the most tenuous blood supply, and thus are at the greatest risk.
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Dr. Craig MacArthur
34 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Not only long bones: Sickle cell avn can occur in any bone that has limited blood supply. The obstruction to blood flow caused by sickle cells can cause the bone to die an ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Limit weight bearing: As a general pediatrician, I have had several patients respond well to crutches and limited activity, although in some situations, short term casting ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Specail problem: Treatment of this disease is not easy but could be done, o to orthopedic surgeon specialize in hand surgery he will advice what to do.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pietro Seni
47 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not is not: Not is not normal to expirience this type of pain unless something is not right with your hip replacement.You should consult with the physician who di ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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ETOH?: Trauma is a common cause. Steroid use & etoh abuse are next. Heredity and other diseases can cause it as well. Otherwise it is idiopathic.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Be happy!: At least a serious problem such as avn or significant osteoarthritis exists. Your pain may be coming from trochanteric bursitis or your tensa fascia ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Gantsoudes
17 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Avascular necrosis: Bone is a living tissue that is constantly turning over; this involves tightly regulated systems of bone addition and subtraction. In order to deliver ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Very: Other than trauma/ fractures, most common cause of need for hip replacent.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
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Yes: Ask an orthopedic surgeons. We are the physicians who usually end up treating this condition as it may affect the hip, the knee, the ankle, the shoul ... Read More
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