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Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma of bone causing avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
  1. S. Renowden,
  2. E. J. Fitzgerald,
  3. A. M. Kemp
  1. Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Wales, Health Park, Cardiff, UK.


    A 14 year old boy presented with a painful hip, initially attributed to Perthes' disease although it is uncommon in teenagers. Subsequent investigation showed that the underlying pathology was non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

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