Avascular Necrosis Differential Diagnoses

Updated: Oct 10, 2017
  • Author: Sunny B Patel, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Diagnostic Considerations

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

Differential Diagnoses