Avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head has been described in the literature in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus. It has been associated with either a hypertriglyceridemic state or the presence of antiphospholipid antibodies. We describe a case of AVN of the medial femoral condyle in an HIV-infected patient associated with a hypertriglyceridemic state.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Orthopedics|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1995|
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