Steroid-induced osteonecrosis of bilateral distal humerus treated by arthroplasty using costal osteochondral graft: Case report

Ryuichi Watanabe, Kazuki Sato, Toshiyasu Nakamura, Yukihiko Obara, Yoshiaki Toyama, Hiroyasu Ikegami

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We report the case of a 43-year-old man with steroid-induced osteonecrosis of the distal humerus in both arms. Costal osteochondral autografts were used to restore both joints with satisfactory outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)816-819
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2011 May 1



  • Arthroplasty
  • costal osteochondral graft
  • distal humerus
  • osteonecrosis
  • steroid-induced

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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