Revista Cubana de Ortopedia y Traumatología
versión On-line ISSN 1561-3100
An updating bibliographic review was made on the controversial topic of femoral head osteonecrosis to go deep into the use of qualitative and quantitative classifications of the affection and to emphasize its diagnostic and therapeutical importance. The usefulness of nuclear magnetic resonance and bone scintigraphy in the diagnosis and evolutive control of the patient was approached.The acetabular affection proposed by different authors was described..
Palabras llave : Femoral head osteonecrosis; magnetic resonance imaging..