Ankle arthrodesis following avascular necrosis of the talus in a patient with lupus

Academic Article


  • Avascular necrosis of bone is a common manifestation of systemic lupus erythematosus, particularly in those patients receiving corticosteroids. The authors review the pathogenesis and diagnosis of avascular necrosis and describe an ankle arthrodesis in a patient with systemic lupus erythematosus who developed avascular necrosis of the talus.
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    Author List

  • Haverstock BD; Barth LD; Jacobs AM
  • Start Page

  • 483
  • End Page

  • 489
  • Volume

  • 87
  • Issue

  • 10