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Aseptic Necrosis of the Hip

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by Polsdorfer R

(Osteonecrosis; Avascular Necrosis; Ischemic Necrosis; Osteochondritis Dissecans)

 

Risk Factors

Factors that increase your chance of developing aseptic necrosis of the hip include:
 

RESOURCES

Johns Hopkins University Medical School
http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
http://www.pennstatehershey.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

HealthLink BC
http://www.healthlinkbc.ca

Health Canada
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca

 

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Osteonecrosis of the hip in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated January 16, 2013. Accessed February 10, 2014.


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Matsuo K, Hirohata T, Sugioka Y, et al. Influence of alcohol intake, cigarette smoking, and occupational status on idiopathic osteonecrosis of the femoral head. Clin Orthop. 1988;234:115.


Metselaar HJ, van Steenberge EJ, Bijnen AB. Incidence of osteonecrosis after renal transplantation. Acta Orthop Scand. 1985;56:413.

 

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