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Risk Factors for Osteonecrosis in HIV-Positive Patient

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with HIV disease for risk factors associated with osteonecrosis.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

risk factors, complications

ICD-10:

B23.8, M87.3, T37.8

Description:

Patients with HIV infection have a much higher rate of osteonecrosis than people in the general population. Risk factors include those seen with other conditions, plus some that are HIV-related.

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