Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Orthopedic Teaching

Pelvis/Hip Case 1 References

Bilateral Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral heads


1. Aiello MR. Avascular Necrosis, Femoral Head. 7 Jun 2007. 1 Oct 2007. http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic70.htm.

2. Gibbs MA, Newton EJ, Fiechtl JF: Femur and Hip. In Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM. (eds): Rosen's Emergency Medicine, 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2006, 739-742.

3. Mont MA, Hungerford DS. Non-traumatic avascular necrosis of the femoral head. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1995; 77(3): 459-74.

The authors would like to acknowledge Kerstin Dostal, MD, for her contributions to the case.