Aseptic necrosis facts

  • Aseptic necrosis is a bone condition that results from poor blood supply to an area of bone, causing localized bone death.
  • Aseptic necrosis can be caused by trauma, damage to the blood vessels that supply bone its oxygen, poor blood circulation to the bone, abnormally thick blood (hypercoagulable state), and atherosclerosis or inflammation of the blood vessel walls (vasculitis).

 

 

 

 

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