In-depth

Avascular necrosis

Loss of blood flow to a bone leads to avascular necrosis — the death of bone tissue. This most commonly affects the thighbone, causing groin pain.

Bone metastasis

Bone metastasis occurs when cancer spreads to the bones.

Hip fracture

A hip fracture is a serious injury, potentially life-threatening. But many people are able to make a good recovery.

Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis

Stickler syndrome

Stickler syndrome can affect multiple parts of your body, including your eyes, face, ears, bones and joints.

Apr. 29, 2014