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Avascular necrosis of head of femur is usually detected clinicaly by how many month?

Depends on the cause. The common causes R steroids, following a dislocation, alcohol abuse. Following a dislocation it can show up as late as 4-5 yrs. In all the process is slow 2 develop, & eval is sought due 2 pain & loss of motion. Earliest way 2 diagnosis is MRI also bone scans. . Read more...

Hello my daughter of 7 had a fracture of the femur displacement with, what would be the best treatment. According to your mind. Than you?

Consult a Peds Ortho. This depends on where the break is, and if it is involving the bone near the growth plate of the femur. Casting, traction, plates and screws have all been used. An experienced pediatric orthopedic doctor or an orthopedic doctor experienced in treating children will give you the best treatment optionsf. Read more...
Often elastic nails. Impossible to say for certain with out seeing the fracture pattern and its location. For many femur fractures in 7 yr olds involving the shaft (or middle) of the bone, flexible rods that are placed in the center of the bone are used. They need to be removed later. In very heavy children (>100 lbs), or with complicated fracture patterns, these nails cannot always be used. Read more...