Bite Sign | definition of Bite Sign by Medical dictionary
Avascular necrosis A term referring to the collapse and necrosis of the femoral head, which has been linked to excess local injection of steroids into a joint. The sharply demarcated gouged-out areas of bony destruction have been fancifully likened to animal bites
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The "bite sign
" (Figure 6) refers to neuropathic-like articular destruction seen with steroid arthropathy.
On the other hand, the owners of 'domestic' animals related that their cats usually had bite signs
when they returned home.