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I have Avascular Necrosis on my right hip

Posted by @alia in Bones, Joints & Muscles, Aug 5, 2012

I have Avascular Necrosis on my right hip, apparently due to extended use of steroids. Drs. have classified it as being between stages II & III. Because of my age (I'm 35, female), my surgeon is recommending "Core Decompression" surgery, in lieu of the total Hip Replacement surgery. He gives me a 50/50 chance of recovery. I would appreciate any comments from anyone with same or similar experience.

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