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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legg%E2%80%93Calv%C3%A9%E2%80%93Perthes_disease

Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) is a childhood hip disorder initiated by a disruption of .... The lifetime risk of a child developing the disease is about one per 1,200 individuals. Boys are affected about three to five times more often than girls ...

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Perthes disease is a rare childhood condition that affects the hip. ... One of the earliest signs of Perthes is a change in the way your child walks and runs. This is  ...

patient.info/health/perthes-disease-leaflet

Jul 8, 2017 ... Each year, about 1 in 10,000 children aged less than 15 years will get Perthes' disease. Four times more boys than girls are affected by the ...

www.perthes.org.uk/what-is-perthes-disease

A child with Perthes' disease is usually otherwise well. Over several months the blood vessels regrow, and the blood supply returns to the 'dead' bone tissue.

www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/perthes-disease

Most children with Perthes' disease eventually recover, but it can take anywhere from two to five ... Boys are more likely to develop Perthes's disease than girls.

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

Although any child can get Perthes disease, boys with the disease outnumber girls four to one. Usually, they are thin, wiry, very active boys who are smaller than ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/perthes-disease

Perthes disease usually affects children between the ages of 4 and 10. The average onset age is 6. It is five times more common in boys than in girls. It often  ...

www.tsrhc.org/Perthes-Disease

Perthes disease, also known as Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, is a childhood hip disorder ... Perthes disease is four to five times more common in boys than girls.

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

Learn more about the symptoms and causes of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease ... Boys are five times more likely to be affected than girls, but girls' cases can be ...