Avascular Necrosis Of Femoral Head, Primary, 1; Anfh1
Avascular necrosis of the femoral head (ANFH) is a debilitating disease that usually leads to destruction of the hip joint in the third to fifth decade of life. The disorder is characterized by progressive pain in the groin, mechanical failure of the subchondral bone, and degeneration of the hip joint. Nearly one-half of patients require hip replacement before 40 years of age. ANFH represents a specific form of the broader disease category of osteonecrosis (summary by Mont and Hungerford, 1995).
Clinical FeaturesPhenotypes and symptoms related to Avascular Necrosis Of Femoral Head, Primary, 1; Anfh1
- Abnormal facial shape
- Aseptic necrosis
- Generalized osteoporosis
- Avascular necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis
- Groin pain
Incidence and onset information— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
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Avascular Necrosis Of Femoral Head, Primary, 1; Anfh1 Is also known as osteonecrosis of femoral head, femoral head, aseptic necrosis of, anfh, ischemic necrosis of femoral head, femoral head, avascular necrosis of.
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