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Fascination with the body

TIME LINE: Sickle cell has me fascinated by how the body works. It also proves to me the power in God's healing if you are faithful. Ending of 2016, I had back pain that I couldn't describe or explain .. went on into 2017. This is when I first learned about Avascular Necrosis (AVN) in… Continue reading Fascination with the body

2019 trials and tribulation · Sickle Cell Disease · Survivors · Warriors

Avascular Necrosis (AVN)/Osteonecrosis

https://www.stjude.org/treatment/patient-resources/caregiver-resources/patient-family-education-sheets/hematology/avascular-necrosis-and-sickle-cell-disease.html What causes avascular necrosis (AVN) in a person with sickle cell disease? ... Avascular necrosis(ay VAS kyoo ler neh KROW sis) results from the temporary or permanent loss of blood supply to the bone in the hip or shoulder joint. This loss of blood causes narrowing of the joint and collapse of the bone. As much as I… Continue reading Avascular Necrosis (AVN)/Osteonecrosis