Tag: avascular necrosis

1. In a population-based cohort study of over 28 000 patients with psoriasis and their age- and sex-matched controls, patients with psoriasis was associated with an increased risk of avascular necrosis (AVN). 2. In patients with psoriasis, AVN risk was positively associated with male sex, age younger than 30 years,...
1. In a prospective cohort of over 400 children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with chemotherapy, hip MRI have high sensitivity and specificity for detecting glucocorticoid-induced osteonecrosis. 2. Use of screening in children older than 10 years of age within 1 year after initiation of glucocorticoids may delay and prevent...