What is Osteonecrosis?Osteonecrosis literally means Âdead bone.Â It most often refers to a form of arthritis in which one of the bones of a joint is affected by osteonecrosis, leading to arthritis in the joint. Osteonecrosis is known by many other names, such as avascular necrosis or ischemic necrosis. Osteonecrosis occurs because of a decrease in blood supply to specific parts of bones. This decreased circulation causes cells in the bone and bone marrow to begin to die. ...
Bone diseases affect the development and structure of bone. They include: *Bone cyst*Bone spur (Osteophytes)*Craniosynostosis *Fibrous dysplasia*Bone tumor*Giant cell tumor of bone*Hypophosphatasia *Osteoporosis*Primary hyperparathyroidism *Klippel-Feil syndrome *Osteitis Condensans Ilii *Osteochondritis Dissecans*Osteochondroma (Bone Tumor)*Osteosarcoma (Bone Tumor)*Osteomyelitis *Osteopenia *Renal Osteodystrophy*Osteomalacia
Osteonecrosis as related to Bone Diseases
- Fast Facts About Osteonecrosis - niams.nih.gov
Osteonecrosis. PDF Version Size: 59 KB; Audio Version Time: 10:07 Size: 9.5 MB; November 2014. What Is Osteonecrosis? Fast Facts: An Easy-to-Read Series of ...
- Osteonecrosis of the jaw - Wikipedia
Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a severe bone disease (osteonecrosis) that affects the jaws (the maxilla and the mandible). Various forms of ONJ have been described ...
- Osteonecrosis: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia
Osteonecrosis is bone death caused by poor blood supply. It is most common in the hip and shoulder, but can affect other large joints such as the knee, elbow, wrist ...
- NIH health information sheet - Osteonecrosis
Osteonecrosis. October 2015. Questions and Answers about Osteonecrosis (Avascular Necrosis) This publication contains general information about ostenecrosis ...
- Osteonecrosis - American College of Rheumatology
Information on osteonecrosis for patients and caregivers such as causes, getting diagnosed, treatment options, prevention tips and living with osteonecrosis.
- Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)
Osteonecrosis of the jaw, commonly called ONJ, occurs when the jaw bone is exposed and begins to starve from a lack of blood. Most cases of osteocronosis of the jaw ...
- Avascular necrosis - Mayo Clinic
Avascular necrosis (osteonecrosis) — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of this bone condition.
- Avascular necrosis - Wikipedia
Avascular necrosis (AVN), also called osteonecrosis, bone infarction, aseptic necrosis, and ischemic bone necrosis, is cellular death of bone components due to ...
- Hip Osteonecrosis (Femoral Head Bone Death) - Health Hype
Definition. Hip osteonecrosis is a condition where there is death of the bone that comprises the hip joint. The injury and subsequent death of bone tissue is due to a ...
- MedlinePlus - Bone Diseases
Bone diseases increase your risk for breaking bones. Learn about different kinds of bone problems and how genetics can play a role.