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Legg-calve-perthes' Disease
Juvenile osteochondrosis affecting the head of the femur is also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. In this condition, blood supply to the ball of the femur is cut off and the bone dies. It primarily affects young boys. More »
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Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) is a childhood hip disorder initiated by a disruption of blood flow to the ball of the femur called the femoral head. Due to ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/legg-calve-perthes-disease/basics/definition/con-20035572

May 30, 2014 ... Legg-Calve-Perthes disease — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment of this childhood hip condition.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/1248267-overview

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal femoral head resulting from compromise of the tenuous blood supply to this area.

medlineplus.gov/ency/article/001264.htm

Jul 10, 2015 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.

www.seattlechildrens.org/medical-conditions/bone-joint-muscle-conditions/hip-conditions-treatment/hip-disorders/legg-calve-perthes-disease

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease occurs when blood temporarily stops flowing to the ball that fits into the hip socket. This causes the bone to collapse.

nonf.org/perthesbrochure/perthes-brochure.htm

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a rare disease of the hip that afflicts approximately 1 in 1200 children. Of those children, only about one in four are girls.

www.petmd.com/dog/conditions/musculoskeletal/c_dg_legg_calve_perthes_disease

Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease involves spontaneous degeneration of the head on the femur bone, located in the dog's hind leg.

www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/legg-calve-perthes-disease

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder that was first diagnosed at Boston Children's Hospital. Learn how Perthes disease is treated.

www.tsrhc.org/Perthes-Disease

Perthes disease, also known as Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, is a childhood hip disorder that primarily affects the ball part of the hip joint. This ball is called the ...