Bone necrosis

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What is Bone necrosis?

Bone necrosis, also called avascular necrosis is a disease resulting from the temporary or permanent loss of the blood supply to the bones. Without blood, the bone and tissue surrounding it dies, which causes the bone to deteriorate, often leading to collapse of a joint.

What is it like to have Bone necrosis?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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What do patients take to treat Bone necrosis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Bone necrosis patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Bone necrosis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 9
30s 24
40s 29
50s 35
60s 7
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

70% Females
30% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 19
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 11
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 93
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Bone necrosis patients who have completed their condition history
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