Avascular necrosis of the femoral head refers to a form of osteonecrosis that occurs due to a lack or loss of blood supply to the proximal femur. It is usually seen in cases of intertrochanteric fractures.
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Query: Dear doctor, I am having pain above my right hip. It feels a little swollen and a little pain in my lower back above the right hip. I can feel the pain more when taking a breath. My lower back feels like it is burning. Give me any advice. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have studied your case. As per your history, there can be hip arthritis which can be degenerative or due to avascular necrosis of femoral head (AVN). I will advise you to take an x-ray of hip again and you can consult me with the reports or with your doctor. After clini... Read Full »