Novel coronavirus pneumonia is a new type of respiratory infectious disease that has rapidly spread in many countries or regions around the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) named it “coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)”. Glucocorticoids (GC) have certain application value in patients with COVID-19, but they need to be used with caution and strict indications and dosage. Application of large doses of GC can also cause osteonecrosis of femoral head (ONFH). On the basis of the latest literature and evidence-based medical evidence on the fight against COVID-19 epidemic and steroid ONFH diagnosis and treatment, the Bone Circulation and Osteonecrosis Professional Committee, Shockwave Medical Specialty Committee of Chinese Research Hospital Association organized Chinese bone necrosis related experts to jointly write this consensus, focusing on the prevention strategy and the protective management measures in the ONFH diagnosis and treatment process during the prevention and control of COVID-19, which can provide reference for hospitals at all levels to carry out early prevention and treatment of ONFH.

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