Delhi’s BLK hospital reports 3 Avascular Necrosis cases

New Delhi, July 06 (ANI): After black fungus, the doctors fear that Avascular Necrosis (AVN) or 'bone death' could be the next devastating post-COVID-19 condition. These cases are being reported in young people and those who have taken high doses of steroids. Dr Ishwar Bohra, Sr Consultant, Orthopaedics, BLK Super Speciality said, “In Avascular Necrosis (AVN), there's loss of blood supply to the femoral head. It's a post-COVID sequel. Due to use of steroids bones get soft, cartilage starts collapsing & joints become arthritic. We've 3 AVN patients”.

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