Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease 


What is Osteonecrosis?Osteonecrosis literally means “dead bone.” 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. ...

The lower part of the abdomen, located between the hip bones.

Osteonecrosis as related to Hip Injuries and Disorders