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Familial avascular necrosis of femoral head

Disease definition

Avascular necrosis of femoral head (ANFH) is a severely disabling disease characterised by progressive groin pain, a limping gait, leg length discrepancy, collapse of the subchondral bone, limitation of hip function and eventual degeneration of the hip joint requiring total hip arthroplasty.

ORPHA:86820

Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s):
    • Familial osteonecrosis of the femoral head
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal dominant 
  • Age of onset: Adult
  • ICD-10: M87.8
  • OMIM: 608805  617383
  • UMLS: -
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 10914
  • MedDRA: -
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