Subsynovial Intra Articular Ring
- arises from ascending cervical arteries
- epiphyseal arterial branches form at subsynovial intra articular ring, and go on to enter the head of the femur;
- disruption of this arterial ring occurs from high femoral neck frx;
- these pts may go on to develop AVN
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, September 13, 2012 3:54 pm