Aseptic necrosis of the femoral head after pregnancy: a case report

  • Kawtar Nassar
  • Wafae Rachidi
  • Saadia Janani
  • Ouafa Mkinsi

Abstract

A documented case of beginning aseptic necrosis of the femoral head associated with pregnancy together with a review of the literature about this rare complication of pregnancy is presented. The known risk factors of osteonecrosis are; steroid use, alcoholism, organ transplantation, especially after kidney transplant or bone marrow transplantation bone, systemic lupus erythematosus ,dyslipidemia espacially hypertriglyceridemia, dysbaric decompression sickness, drepanocytosis and Gaucher's disease. Among the less established factors, we mention procoagulations abnormalities, HIV infection, chemotherapy. We report a case of osteonecrosis of femoral head after pregnancy.

The Pan African Medical Journal 2016;24

Author Biographies

Kawtar Nassar

Rhumatology Department, Ibn Roch University Hospital, Casablanca, Morroco

Wafae Rachidi

Rhumatology Department, Ibn Roch University Hospital, Casablanca, Morroco

Saadia Janani

Rhumatology Department, Ibn Roch University Hospital, Casablanca, Morroco

Ouafa Mkinsi

Rhumatology Department, Ibn Roch University Hospital, Casablanca, Morroco

Published
2016-09-19
Section
Articles

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