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Death of a bone or part of a bone, either atraumatic or posttraumatic
[OCOSH Code: D010020 398199007 M87 BD_ON]

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Femur Head Necrosis (45)
AVN of the Femoral Head, hip avascular necrosis
MeSH Search Term "Femur Head Necrosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M87 Osteonecrosis
SNOMED-CT Term Aseptic necrosis of head AND/OR neck of femur (disorder) Concept ID: 29281007
OCOSH Code: D005271 29281007 M87 BD_ON_FH
Kienbocks Disease (6)
Internet resources relating to Kienbock's Disease, osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis AVN) of the carpal lunate
MeSH Search Term "osteonecrosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M93.1 Kienböck's disease of adults
SNOMED-CT Term Kienbock's disease of adults (disorder) Concept ID: 203418008
Synonyms -
OCOSH Code: D010020 203418008 M93.1 BD_ON_KD
Knee Osteonecrosis (11)
Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the knee
MeSH Search Term "Osteonecrosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M87 Osteonecrosis
SNOMED-CT Term Aseptic necrosis of bone (disorder) Concept ID: 398199007
OCOSH Code: D010020 398199007 M87 BD_ON_K
Osteonecrosis Patient Information (3)
Internet resources for patient information on osteonecrosis of various joints; avascular necrosis, aseptic necrosis, AVN
OCOSH Code: C05.116.852_BD_ON_PI
Shoulder Osteonecrosis (6)
Osteonecrosis/Avascular Necrosis of the Humeral Head
MeSH Search Term "osteonecrosis"[mesh]
ICD-10 Code M87 Osteonecrosis
SNOMED-CT Term Aseptic necrosis of head of humerus (disorder) Concept ID: 83453001
OCOSH Code: D010020 83453001 M87 BD_ON_S

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2009 Stem Cell Therapy and the Future of Orthopaedics

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/701799

An Expert Interview With Dr. Thomas Einhorn
Stem cell research has caused much public controversy, sparking debate on ethics, cost, and legislation. Advocates of stem cell research believe that the use of adult stem cells holds promise of widespread applications, especially in the area of orthopaedics. Pippa Wysong of Medscape sat with...
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Avascular Necrosis Osteonecrosis

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Nucleus Medical Art
Illustrations and account of the condition
Avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones. Without blood, the bone tissue dies and causes the bone to collapse. If the process involves the bones near a joint, it often leads...
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Osteonecrosis

Location: http://www.rad.washington.edu/academics/academic-sections/msk/teaching-materials/online-musculoskele ...

Osteonecrosis bespeaks bone death. Synonyms include aseptic necrosis, bone necrosis, avascular necrosis, bone infarction and ischemic necrosis. By convention, the terms "aseptic" or "avascular" necrosis have been applied to areas of juxtaarticular involvement and the term bone infarct is usually applied to metaphyseal or diaphyseal involvement. However, this terminology is...
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Radiology Cases Osteonecrosis Osteochondritis Dissecans LSBU

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Interruption of vascular supply to a bone has a greater effect at the bone ends where the perfusion arrives from one side only. Osteonecrosis frequently involves joints. The local geometry and the covering of cartilage must be relevant. Weight bearing over a small area of bone is also related to...
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