Avascular Necrosis – Godoy Medical Forensics, Inc

A review of the most severe complication of a delayed reduction.

Source: godoymedical.net

Blood vessels supply oxygen and nutrients to all parts of the body, including bone. If this supply is interrupted, cell death begins and may result in avascular necrosis. Causes include trauma, small clots in the capillaries and even chronic use of medications such as steroids. The earlier the intervention, the better the outcome. Thanks Tara for another great blog.


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