The goal of treatment is to prevent further joint and bone damage. To help determine the most appropriate treatment (surgical or nonsurgical), the following factors must be taken into account: patient age, stage of disease, affected location, and underlying cause of osteonecrosis.
Related topics: osteonecrosis of the humeral heads, osteonecrosis of the femoral heads, progressive avascular necrosis of lunate, avascular necrosis of knee
M87.00 – Idiopathic aseptic necrosis of unspecified bone
86217007 – Avascular Necrosis