Idiopathic osteonecrosis of the hip.


This article discusses the case of a 77-yr-old man suffering from osteonecrosis of the femur head. Diagnostic imaging and clinical manifestations are discussed along with the appropriate patient management. If untreated, osteonecrosis of the hip will often result in severe degenerative joint disease. Successful treatment depends on early diagnosis.

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@article{Thorkeldsen1993IdiopathicOO, title={Idiopathic osteonecrosis of the hip.}, author={Arvid Thorkeldsen and V Cantillon}, journal={Journal of manipulative and physiological therapeutics}, year={1993}, volume={16 1}, pages={37-42} }