Coxalgia crónica: necrosis avascular de la cabeza femoral

M. A. Castellano del Castillo, A. González Álvarez, M. A. Blanco Ramos
2002 Medifam: revista de medicina familiar y comunitaria  
Avascular bone necrosis is a very rare pathological entity that can appears in an primary way or a secondary one due to diverse factors. It can be found in a few levels, especially in the femoral head and the carpal navicular bone in the adult patient. If the lession is located in the femoral head leads to a hip pain, a very frequent clinical manifestation studied in Primary Health Care centers, so it is very important its early and differential diagnosis, above all, in the case that exist risk
more » ... ase that exist risk factors. We present a clinical case of avascular necro s i s of the femoral head and perform a current bibliographic revision on the matter.
doi:10.4321/s1131-57682002000100007 fatcat:snnbyo74uzhxvbdpvmwfsjwvo4