Which conditions are included in the differential diagnoses of avascular necrosis (AVN)?

Updated: Dec 05, 2020
  • Author: Sunny B Patel, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Other problems to consider in the differential diagnosis of avascular necrosis include the following:

  • Inflammatory synovitis

  • Complex regional pain syndrome

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Soft tissue trauma (e.g., Labral tear)

  • Neoplastic bone conditions


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