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Osteonecrosis. ¿Qué hay de nuevo?
Osteonecrosis. What is new?
M. Ángeles Martínez-Ferrer
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Correspondencia: Dra. M.A. Martínez-Ferrer. Servicio de Reumatología. Hospital Clínic i Provincial. Villaroel, 170. 08036 Barcelona. España.
, Pilar Peris, Nuria Guañabens
Servicio de Reumatología. Hospital Clínic i Provincial. Barcelona. España
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La osteonecrosis, también conocida como necrosis avascular, se ha asociado a numerosos procesos. Su patogenia y, especialmente, su tratamiento son motivo de controversia. En este artículo se revisan la etiología y la patogenia de la osteonecrosis y sus principales opciones terapéuticas.

Palabras clave:
Necrosis avascular
Necrosis aséptica
Necrosis isquémica

Osteonecrosis, also known as aseptic necrosis, is a pathological process that has been associated with numerous conditions. The pathogenesis of osteonecrosis and especially the treatment both remain an area of controversy. In this article we review the etiology and pathogenesis of osteonecrosis as well as the main therapeutic options.

Key words:
Avascular necrosis
Aseptic necrosis
Ischemic necrosis
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