- Avascular (aseptic) necrosis results from the interruption of the blood supply to bone (either traumatic or nontraumatic occlusion).
- The femoral head is the most common site.
- A type of avascular necrosis of the hip that occurs in children is known as Perthes disease (see Perthes Disease).
Avascular (Aseptic) Necrosis of the Femoral Head (Hip) has been found in Select 5-Minute Pediatrics Topics
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