ea0063gp144 | Interdisciplinary Endocrinology 1 | ECE2019
, Aquino Monica
, Souza Andre
Introduction: Femoral head avascular necrosis is a dangerous complication that can occur during glucocorticoid therapy, its frequency having been counted up to 40% of patients using corticoids. Even though the complete mechanism involved in this steroid-induced injury is not completely elucidated, studies have shown theres some relation to bone remodelling, bone vasculature disfunction and apoptosis. We report here a case of femoral osteonecrosis associated to a very low...