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

Legg believed the cause was impairment of blood supply to the femoral epiphysis, Calve believed rickets, and Perthes deduced an ...

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

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease occurs when too little blood is supplied to the ball portion of the hip joint (femoral head). Without an adequate blood supply, this ...

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Jul 10, 2015 ... Legg-Calve-Perthes disease usually occurs in boys 4 through 10 years old. There are many theories about the cause of this disease, but little is ...

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 from Boston Children's Hospital hip specialists.

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

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD) occurs when blood supply to the ball of the ... When mutations in COL2A1 gene are the cause of LCPD, the disease is ...

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.

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 ...

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

Causes. The symptoms of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease develop due to damage to the growing portion (epiphysis) of the upper end of ...

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

Perthes disease occurs in children and causes a loss of blood supply to the hip. Learn more from Cleveland Clinic about symptoms and treatment options.