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Avascular Necrosis

Risk Factors for Avascular Necrosis

Suggested risk factors for avascular necrosis include the following:

  • Injury
  • Steroid use
  • Gaucher disease
  • Alcohol use
  • Blood disorders, such as sickle cell anemia
  • Radiation treatments
  • Chemotherapy
  • Pancreatitis
  • Decompression disease

Locations for Avascular Necrosis