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The Relative Importance of Various Risk Factors In Determining Site and Number of Bones Involved with Osteonecrosis

  • D. W. Lennox
  • T. M. Zizic
  • T. Ebert
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Abstract

Numerous etiologic associations have been proposed for the development of osteonecrosis. Based upon a clinical impression that certain underlying disorders are associated with osteonecrosis in certain bone locations, a review of 208 patients treated by one physician (DWL) for symptomatic osteonecrosis between 1981 and 1987 was undertaken. Most of the patients included in this study were referred by rheumatologists from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore.

Keywords

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Ethanol Ingestion Bone Location Underlie Risk Factor Of208 Patient 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. W. Lennox
  • T. M. Zizic
  • T. Ebert

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