Top
10
Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Osteonecrosis

Share
1

1
What are symptoms of osteonecrosis?

What are symptoms of osteonecrosis?

Depends: Pain is one, swelling can be another, sometimes patients don't even feel it. ...Read more

Dr. Pietro Seni
215 doctors shared insights

Avascular Necrosis (Definition)

Also known as osteonecrosis, avascular necrosis is the death of bone from interruption of blood supply. This can result in tiny bone fractures and eventual destruction of the entire bone. It can be caused by trauma, blockage of circulation with lipids in the blood, certain diseases like sickle cell disease, Gaucher, and occasionally after exposure to corticosteroids. Sometimes, there ...Read more


2

2
What are the major presenting symptoms of osteonecrosis?

What are the major presenting symptoms of osteonecrosis?

Pain, Swelling: Erythema (redness). Some patients may also present with complaints of numbness and non-healing extraction site. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
5

5
I was wondering what are symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaw?

I was wondering what are symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaw?

Pain swellilng: Pain swelling of the jaw, sometimes exposed bone. Usually after tooth extraction. not always. See oral surgeon to sort things out. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Is a burning sensation over outside of hip one of the symptoms of osteonecrosis of hip?

Is a burning sensation over outside of hip one of the symptoms of osteonecrosis of hip?

No: Osteonecrosis of the hip or avn, presents with direct hip pain which is usually felt in the groin area, which is where the actual hip is. Pain over the lateral aspect of the hip and/or buttock can be hip bursitis or referred pain from a lower back problem. ...Read more

7

7
Have osteonecrotic patients reported any symptoms early on in their treatment with bisphosphonates that indicated they would develop osteonecrosis?

Have osteonecrotic patients reported any symptoms early on in their treatment with bisphosphonates that indicated they would develop osteonecrosis?

Pain: Osteonecrosis of the jaw is very rare in bisphosphonate users with an estimated frequency of 3 cases per 10, 000 users. It is most often associated with significant dental work, meaning extractions or implants. The key symptoms is jaw pain. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
What is talar osteonecrosis?

Talar AVN: Lack of blood supply to the hindfoot bone called the talus. It can cause pain, deformity, collapse, arthritis, etc. ...Read more

9

9
How is talar osteonecrosis treated?

See below: First off weight bearing and with a special boot for several weeks; some respond but not a many. Second a core of bone to decompress. This works in most cases. Third, if not helped by the above a small number of people need an arthrodesis. You should be under the care of a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon. ...Read more

10

10
What are the tests for osteonecrosis?

What are the tests for osteonecrosis?

Several: A regular xray may show osteonecrosis. Other tests which would show osteonecrosis include mri, bone scan, and ct scan. ...Read more

Dr. Ravi Chand
77 doctors shared insights

Aseptic Necrosis (Definition)

Aseptic necrosis is also called osteonecrosis, avascular necrosis (AVN), or ischemic bone necrosis. It is a condition that occurs when there is diminished blood to the bone. An interruption to the blood supply causes bone to die. If the environment is not altered or improved, the involved bone may eventually collapse and ...Read more


Dr. Charles Glueck
455 doctors shared insights

Osteonecrosis (Definition)

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