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Can avascular necrosis be cured?

There is no cure for avascular necrosis, but early diagnosis and intervention may help to avoid bone collapse and the need for bone grafts or joint replacement.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 10 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Perthes disease


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