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Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) is a childhood hip disorder initiated by a disruption of ... Although no one has identified the cause of Perthes disease, a reduction in blood flow to the joint is known. ... femoral head deformity so that the risk of developing a severe degenerative arthritis as adult can be reduced.


Perthes Disease only occurs in children, although adults can have residual issues. There are a variety of treatment options available.


Hip replacement in adults who had Perthes disease as a child is technically ... to patients with hip osteoarthritis and a positive history of Perthes have been done.


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Perthes' Disease in Adults treatment by The Birmingham Hip Clinic. ... in the literature indicating that patients who have Perthes' disease diagnosed in childhood ...


Oct 21, 2008 ... IS THERE ANYONE ELSE OUT THERE WITH AN ADULT CASE OF PERTHES DISEASE? The only other cases I have heard or read about ...


Perthes disease, also known as Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, is a childhood hip ... less than 5% of children with Perthes disease have a family history of the disease. .... the risk for developing arthritis in the affected hip as an adult is 50 to 60%.


Acta Orthop Belg. 2006 Dec;72(6):683-92. Hip deformity in symptomatic adult Perthes' disease. Eijer H(1), Berg RP, Haverkamp D, Pécasse GA.


Perthes Disease in Children and Adult - Pictures, Treatment, Symptoms. ... in adults. Usually, only one hip is affected, however, up to 10% of cases have bilateral ...


Aug 3, 2008 ... RE total hip replacement following Perthes disease .... Doctor told me that it would have a big effect on my adult height and ended up the ...