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Avascular Necrosis Of The Talus
Very small chance: The talus has a very delicate blood supply. About the only conservative treatment would be a bone stimulator, which could promote bone healing and activity. It is more likely, however, that surgery will be necessary. This usually consists of a fusion, whether it is an ankle fusion or pantalar fusion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Osteonecrosis is also known as Avascular necrosis. Osteonecrosis is a condition in which part of a person's bone dies due to lack of blood flow to the area. The hip and shoulder are more likely to be affected, but osteonecrosis can also involve the knee, elbow, wrist, or ankle. Trauma to the bone can cause osteonecrosis, often there ...Read more
I have avascular necrosis in both my talus' can't exercise much. How can I lose weight fast to help get pressure off my feet?
Water therapy: It would probably have to involve exercises that don't put a lot of load on the feet. Exercises in the water would be idea, you can burn a lot of calories and become quite conditioned, but would not have as much stress on your feet. Thank you for the question. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have bone marrow edema in a lot of parts of my foot/ankle (talus, etc.) I am wondering what is the difference between this and avascular necrosis?
Avascular necrosis: Marrow edema, like swelling anywhere else in the body, is a nonspecific response to any number of inflammatory, infectious, traumatic, vascular, autoimmune, arthritic, or neoplastic processes. Avascular necrosis, bone "death" due to insufficient blood supply, is one of many entities that can be associated with marrow edema. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Avascular necrosis is bone death due to lack of blood supply. This can occur in joints where the blood supply can be easily disrupted by injury or disease. Joints such as the hip, knee, wrist, elbow or ankle. Some medications such as steroids can increase risk of this problem. Disease which have increased risk include diabetes, sickle cell disease, gout, atherosclerosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ischemic death of hi: Thblood supply to the center of the ball of you hip joint stops tje bone dies later iyt collapses and the ball shape of your hip is lost the hip collapses arthritis follows all stages are painful death collapse arthritis treted well with a total hip replacement. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an MD: Avascular necrosis is the death of a joint due to disturbance of the blood supply. By far the most common is the hip joint and it mostly occurs as a side effect of long term, high dose steroid but also due to trauma to the joint. This is a serious problem, with significant joint pain and malfunction. Your brother has probably seen an orthopedic surgeon who can advise him about options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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