Avascular necrosis or osteonecrosis is caused due to reduced or interrupted flow of blood to a bone. About new cases of avascular necrosis are reported every year in United States. Know its causes, symptoms, treatment.
Avascular necrosis (AVN), literally meaning “bone death”, can occur in various bones of the body. When it occurs in the hip, it can cause significant pain and disability and eventually loss of the hip joint itself