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Why is the " corticosteroid administration " can cause " avascular necrosis" ? * i need the mechanism how does the " corticosteroid" work.

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Dr. Arthur Mandelin
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Not Known

While it is generally agreed that the key problem in avn is compromised blood flow to the bone, the mechanism by which corticosteroid use contributes to avn is not known.
It is important to remember that this is a rare and not a common problem in corticosteroid users.

In brief: Not Known

While it is generally agreed that the key problem in avn is compromised blood flow to the bone, the mechanism by which corticosteroid use contributes to avn is not known.
It is important to remember that this is a rare and not a common problem in corticosteroid users.
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