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2022 Mar

J Orthop Case Rep



An Unusual Case Study of Idiopathic Bilateral Deep Vein Thrombosis and Osteonecrosis of the Left Distal Tibia in an 11-year-old Girl.


Deep vein thrombosis (DVTs) in children is rare, normally linked to pathologies such as major traumatic injury, thrombophilia, and malignancy. Osteonecrosis is still poorly understood. There is growing support to include hypercoagulable states as a predisposing factor, however, no definitive correlation has been found. At present, there are no conclusive literature on the links between osteonecrosis and DVT.