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Is avascular necrosis of the hip associated with sickle cell anemia?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

The clotting of sickle cell blood can cause avascular necrosis of the hips.
It is like a heart attack of the bone.

In brief: Yes

The clotting of sickle cell blood can cause avascular necrosis of the hips.
It is like a heart attack of the bone.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

It is one of the known causes.

In brief: Yes

It is one of the known causes.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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