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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 - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Perthes Disease-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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Perthes disease is a rare childhood condition that affects the hip. It occurs when the blood supply to the rounded head of the femur (thighbone) is temporarily ...

Perthes | What is Perthes disease? - Perthes Association

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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  ...

Perthes' Disease. Legg calve perthes' disease symptoms. | Patient

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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...

Legg-Calves-Perthes Disease - Cleveland Clinic

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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 Perthes Disease Brochure - National Osteonecrosis Foundation

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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.

Perthes' disease - Better Health Channel

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Most children with Perthes' disease eventually recover, but it can take anywhere from two to five years.

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease - Mayo Clinic

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

Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease | Boston Children's Hospital

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