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

LeggCalvéPerthes disease (LCPD) is a childhood hip disorder initiated by a disruption of blood flow to the head of the femur Due to the lack of blood flow, the  ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/legg-calve-perthes-disease/basics/definition/con-20035572

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 ...

emedicine.medscape.com/article/1248267-overview

May 8, 2017 ... Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal femoral head resulting from compromise of the tenuous blood supply ...

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

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.

orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=a00070

Perthes disease, or Legg-Calve-Perthes, is a rare childhood condition that affects the hip. It occurs when the blood supply to the head of the femur (thighbone) is ...

rarediseases.org/rare-diseases/legg-calve-perthes-disease

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is one of a group of disorders known as the osteochondroses. The osteochondroses typically are characterized by ...

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

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

ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/legg-calve-perthes-disease

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a bone disorder that affects the hips. Usually, only one hip is involved, but in about 10 percent of cases, both hips are affected.

rarediseases.info.nih.gov/diseases/6874/legg-calve-perthes-disease

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD) occurs when blood supply to the ball of the thighbone in the hip (femoral head) is disrupted. Without an adequate blood ...