Legg calve perthes syndrome

What is Legg calve perthes syndrome?

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal femoral head resulting from compromise of the tenuous blood supply to this area. LCPD usually occurs in children aged 4-10 years.

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Hi i have a question about medical marijuana. I had a past disease in my right hip called perthes disease. I have been over it for a while but it...

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I can understand your worry, the marijuana is narcotic drug and it can only be taken after the failure of NSAID drug...

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I am a 44 year old female, who had Perthes Disease as a child. I have been noticing alittle hip pain here and there for many years now. What...

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After going through your query I came to know that you may be having early osteoarthritis of hip as you earlier...

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Hi my son has been complaining about his leg for a couple of months he would limp for a few minutes then he would be fine now for the past four...

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Hi, thanks for writing to HCM.

Painful limp in a 5 year old boy suggests that he has got some problem in the hip joint (most propably Perthes...

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