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Avascular necrosis of femur at knee? Can it happen there?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes it could happen.Thank you.

In brief: Yes

Yes it could happen.Thank you.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes.

It's a very common location for it.
See an orthopedic knee surgeon for proper care.

In brief: Yes.

It's a very common location for it.
See an orthopedic knee surgeon for proper care.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

There are a variety of sites that can be involved: knee, hip, shoulders and also.
Ankles, feet. Hands, spine and wrists. It is also descrfibed in the jaw - but this appear to differ from the other types. The most common site in the knee is the inner or medial femoral condyle. Associations include: alcohol abuse, steroid usage (usually high doses over a long period), sickle cell, etc.

In brief: Yes

There are a variety of sites that can be involved: knee, hip, shoulders and also.
Ankles, feet. Hands, spine and wrists. It is also descrfibed in the jaw - but this appear to differ from the other types. The most common site in the knee is the inner or medial femoral condyle. Associations include: alcohol abuse, steroid usage (usually high doses over a long period), sickle cell, etc.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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Dr. Chad Boomershine
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Yes

While avascular necrosis at the hip is most common, it can happen many other places; including in the femur at the knee.

In brief: Yes

While avascular necrosis at the hip is most common, it can happen many other places; including in the femur at the knee.
Dr. Chad Boomershine
Dr. Chad Boomershine
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