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Fractures prone to Osteonecrosis (AVN)

By Jim Carmichael

Femoral Head

Scaphoid

Lunate

Talar Body

 

Certain regions are notorious for their propensity to develop AVN following trauma. These are

  • The femoral head
  • The proximal part of the scaphoid
  • The lunate following dislocation
  • The body of the talus after neck fracture


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