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.

Common symptoms reported by people with bone necrosis

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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for bone necrosis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Outpatient PT)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
89
Tried for
bone necrosis (1)

Data from patients with bone necrosis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with bone necrosis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Outpatient PT)
Perceived effectiveness
for bone necrosis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
bone necrosis (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with bone necrosis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has bone necrosis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 100 say bone necrosis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 3
30s 43
40s 82
50s 89
60s 61
70+ 27
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 9
20-29 years 34
30-39 years 42
40-49 years 28
50-59 years 22
60-69 years 5
70+ years 3

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 91
Female 216

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 196
Not Diagnosed 2

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