Osteonecrosis of the knee and related conditions.


Osteonecrosis (ON) of the knee is a progressive disease that often leads to subchondral collapse and disabling arthritis. Recent studies have identified three distinct pathologic entities, all of which were previously described as knee ON: secondary ON, spontaneous ON of the knee, and postarthroscopic ON. Radiographic and clinical assessment is useful for… (More)


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@article{Mont2011OsteonecrosisOT, title={Osteonecrosis of the knee and related conditions.}, author={M. Mont and David R. Marker and Michael G. Zywiel and John A. Carrino}, journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons}, year={2011}, volume={19 8}, pages={482-94} }