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Saw my rheumatologist today. He wants me to get a bone scan and/or an MRI to find out if my ankle issue is osteonecrosis , not just regular RA damage. Basically, the blood supply may be be
Waiting for the results from my ankle MRI yesterday. (UPDATE: Initial report looks like just RA, not osteonecrosis, which is a good thing...sort of. It still sucks.)
Waiting to make an appointment with the guy from HSS. (
SC and Avascular Necrosisby
Avascular Necrosis (AVN), government name osteonecrosis, is defined as death of the bone due to reduced or limited blood supply to the bone tissue. The necrosis (or death), leads to a thick scar tissue...
I'm worried about my hips. I've been reading lately about avascular necrosis of the hip... of the hip to stop getting blood. Then it dies off (necrosis). The main treatment for this is a hip...