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 ...
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
Perthes disease — also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes, named for the three
individual doctors who first described the condition — typically occurs in children
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, or Perthes disease, as it is usually called, is a rare
condition of the hip bone that affects only children. It is characterized by a ...
TSRHC's staff is researching to find out more about the Legg-Perthes disease
condition, its cause and the best treatments for this childhood hip condition.
Perthes disease (also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, or Calve Perthes
disease, or avascular necrosis) is a childhood disorder which affects the head of
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.
Perthes' disease is a condition where the top of the thigh bone in the hip joint (the
femoral head) softens and breaks down. It occurs in some children...
Jul 10, 2015 ... Legg-Calve-Perthes disease usually occurs in boys 4 through 10 years old.
There are many theories about the cause of this disease, but little is ...
Mar 4, 2015 ... Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal
femoral head ... LCPD usually occurs in children aged 4-10 years.