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A Case of Treatment Related Avascular Necrosis in a Young Patient with Testicular Cancer

Sasapu A, Arnaoutakis K, Pandey T

Avascular necrosis (AVN) is a well-known complication of corticosteroid therapy. With the recent advances in field of oncology, as many cancers are treated successfully with chemotherapy, increasing attention has been focused on the concomitant use of corticosteroid premedication and its associated morbidities. This report describes a case of AVN occurring in a patient receiving chemotherapy with corticosteroid as premedication for testicular cancer.