What Is Avascular Necrosis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Another term for avascular necrosis is ___.

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1. Which of the following is a potential cause of avascular necrosis?

2. Approximately what percentage of avascular necrosis have no identifiable cause?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz can be used to help you review and comprehend avascular necrosis. Passing the quiz is possible if you know information such as a surgical option that replaces old bone with new and a surgery that leads to cutting the bone.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The assessments will cover the following:

  • The causes of avascular necrosis
  • A surgical option that involves transplanting bone
  • The percentage of avascular necrosis cases where doctors cannot find a cause
  • Surgery that results in realigning the bone
  • Another name for avascular necrosis

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on avascular necrosis
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the percentage of avascular necrosis cases with unknown causes
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about another term for avascular necrosis

Additional Learning

Read through the short lesson titled What Is Avascular Necrosis? - Definition, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment for more details. These objectives can be found in this lesson:

  • Identify what avascular necrosis is and the group of people who are typically affected by this condition
  • Understand the symptoms that are seen in patients with avascular necrosis
  • Know different treatment options that are available for this condition