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Aseptic Necrosis Of The Hip Definition
Aseptic necrosis of the hip is the death of bone tissue in the head of the femur due to an inadequate blood supply.
Certain bones have a fragile blood supply. The head of the femur in the hip joint is the most likely to suffer loss of blood supply. This can cause tissue death. If unidentified and uncorrected, it will progress to deformity, causing pain and a limp.
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