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 ...
... hip). In Perthes disease the blood supply to the growth plate of the bone at the
end of the femur ... The condition usually begins with hip or groin pain, or a limp.
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease occurs when blood supply is temporarily interrupted
to the ball part (femoral head) of the hip joint. Without sufficient blood flow, the ...
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 occurs when the ball of the thigh bone in the hip
does ... A hip x-ray or pelvis x-ray may show signs of Legg-Calve-Perthes
Learn more about Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease symptoms, diagnosis, and
treatments from ... Contact the Child and Young Adult Hip Preservation Program.
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 is a hip disorder in which a portion of the ball-shaped head (
femoral head) of the thigh bone (femur) loses blood supply and dies. The femur
Mar 4, 2015 ... Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal
femoral ... Restoring and maintaining good range of motion in the hip.
Paediatric Orthopaedics at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University
Hospitals. About Perthes' disease (Osteochondritis of the Hip) and how it is ...