Avascular Necrosis of the Talus

Avascular Necrosis of the Talus

Avascular necrosis happens because of the temporary or constant loss of the blood reserve to a region of bone. This lack of blood supply causes death of the bone tissue. If avascular necrosis engages the bones of a joint, desolation of cartilage happens. In this condition of the talus, 3 joints (ankle joint, subtalar joint and talonavicular joint) might be influenced.

Causes of avascular necrosis are trauma and Non-traumatic such as idiopathic and steroids.

Most important symptoms of avascular necrosis are arthritis and physical distortion. In addition this disease can be diagnosed by performing MRI, CT Scan and X-ray.

Treatment of avascular necrosis in Dubai can be done by ankle Fusion and surgical approach.