Disease Information for Avascular necrosis humeral head (shoulder)

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Frozen shoulder/signs
Anterior shoulder pain
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Arthritis Children
Joint Pains
Joint pains Arthralgias in Children
Locking shoulder
Monoarticular Arthritis/One joint acute
Neck and Arm Pain
Shoulder pain
Shoulder swelling
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Single Joint Arthritis
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Alcoholism/chronic alcoholic
Patient/Corticosteroid treatment
Patient/Lupus erythematosis, systemic
Patient/Sickle cell/anemia
Patient/Rheumatoid arthritis
Population Group
Aged Adult
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Elderly Aged
Population/Seventies Adult
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Arthroscopy/Shoulder abnormal
X-RAY
Xray/Joint abnormal
Xray/Shoulder abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Osteomyelitis
Rotator cuff syndrome/shoulder
Rotator cuff tear/shoulder
Associated Disease & Complications
Aseptic necrosis humeral head/epiphysis
Aseptic Necrosis Joint Lesion
Avascular necrosis bone/process
Polyarthritis in Children
Shoulder, frozen
Monoarthritis Acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Shoulder involvement/disorder (ex)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Orthopedic procedure/surgery
Definition

Osteonecrosis; Aseptic Necrosis; Avascular Necrosis of Bone

Ischemic Necrosis of Bone; Osteonecrosis is the destruction (necrosis) of bone tissue, often due to an interference with the supply of blood to the bone; It most commonly affects the joints and bones of the hips, knees and/or shoulders; It may occur as a result of bone injuries (trauma-related osteonecrosis) or in conjunction with other diseases or risk factors (nontraumatic osteonecrosis); Risk factors include excessive alcohol intake, some blood coagulation disorders, inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus, and reactions to some medications such as steroids, (especially in high or prolonged dosage) -[NORD 2005]-------------

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