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
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms,
treatment of this childhood hip condition.
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 actually
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...
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.
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 ...
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a bone disorder that affects the hips. ... Legg-
Calvé-Perthes disease begins in childhood, typically between ages 4 and 8, and
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease is an uncommon condition in children affecting the
hip. Learn more about Perthes Disease, including causes, signs, diagnosis and ...
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.