Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip
This condition occurs when a bone's normal blood supply is disrupted. The affected bone cells die, and the dead bone weakens and may begin to fracture and collapse, leading to arthritis. It most commonly affects the head of the femur, but can also affect other bones in the body.