Avascular Necrosis of the Hip Joint | Treatment with Total Hip Replacement

What is Avascular Necrosis (AVN) of the Hip? Bones are living tissue, and like all living tissue they rely on blood vessels to bring blood to keep them alive.¬†When disease or injury prevents the blood supply from flowing freely to a bone, cells in the bone begin to die. As the bone withers, the surrounding … Continue reading

An Enlarging Lump in the Finger | Tumour of the Finger | Giant Cell Tumour of The Phalanx

Tumour of the Finger¬† A taxi driver presented with an enlarging lump over his right ring finger. He tells me that this lump has been present for many years but recently has become bigger and occasionally painful. X-rays showed an expansile bony tumour of the proximal phalanx of the right ring finger. Possible Cause of … Continue reading