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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. ... It is five times more common in boys than in girls, however, it is more likely to cause extensive ...

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.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 ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9759808

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 1998 Sep;80(9):1256-63. Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease in girls. A comparison of the results with those seen in boys. Guille JT(1), Lipton ...

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

It is five times more common in boys than in girls. It often affects children who are very active, even athletic. Fewer than 5% of children with Perthes disease are ...

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.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/files/factsheets/perthes_disease-en.pdf

Aug 25, 2014 ... Perthes' disease usually affects children between the ages of three and eleven years. It is more common in boys than in girls. In the majority of ...