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In India, more than 16,000 new cases of AVN hip are reported each year, and is more common between 20-50 year olds.
Since the problem happens because of decreased blood flow to the Femur head, the causes are related to decreased blood supply.
The most common causes are:
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The symptoms vary from Mild to Moderate to Severe
Treatment options of AVN
What is AVN Hip
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Early symptoms may include minor joint pain that intensifies over time, limited range of motion, and discomfort that becomes more pronounced with activity.
No, while both conditions affect the joints, AVN is caused by reduced blood flow to the bone, whereas osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease.
Yes, early stages of AVN can sometimes be managed with non-surgical treatments like medications, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes. However, advanced cases might require surgical intervention.
While not all cases are preventable, reducing risk factors like excessive alcohol intake, avoiding prolonged high-dose steroid use, and seeking timely treatment for joint injuries can help.
The progression of AVN varies among individuals. Many can lead a normal life with early detection and appropriate treatment, but in advanced cases, the condition can be chronic.
If left untreated, AVN can lead to severe joint pain, arthritis, and even joint collapse, necessitating joint replacement surgery.
Yes, maintaining a healthy weight, engaging in low-impact exercises, and avoiding activities that strain the affected joint excessively can help manage the condition.