TITLE

Avascular necrosis of the femoral heads after single corticosteroid injection

AUTHOR(S)
Gunal, Izge; Karatosun, Vasfi
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a case of avascular necrosis of the femoral heads in a patient with minimal tenderness over his hips and mild limitation of his range of motion. Role of corticosteroid injection in the development of avascular necrosis; Other causes of avascular necrosis; Incidence rate of the medical condition.
ACCESSION #
21376652

 

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