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Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. The value of roentgenographic measurement in clinical practice with special reference to the broomstick plaster method.
Relevant history included right hip surgery at 10 years of age to address symptoms of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. She reported no relief from this procedure and in the interim, had sought relief through multiple conservative treatments without success.
Hosalkar, "What is the evidence supporting the prevention of osteoarthritis and improved femoral coverage after shelf procedure for Legg-Calve-Perthes disease?," Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, vol.
The causes of osteonecrosis included 15 patients (18 hips) from idiopathic causes, 5 patients (7 hips) from leukemia or lymphoma, 6 patients (7 hips) due to sickle cell disease, 3 patients (4 hips) from alcohol consumption, 3 patients (3 hips) from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), 4 patients (5 hips) due to corticosteroid use, 3 patients (3 hips) secondary to trauma, 3 patients (5 hips) due to lupus, and 1 patient (1 hip) from Legg-Calve-Perthes disease.
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: This disorder is frequently found in children 6 to 10 years of age.
Transient synovitis can be severe and can signal the early phase of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, an idiopathic avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
* Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. The classic finding of this condition on x-ray is avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease produces chronic hip synovitis and elevation of interleukin-6 in the synovial fluid.
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCP) is osteonecrosis of the juvenile hip first described by Arthur Thornton Legg in 1909 as "An Obscure Affection of the Hip Joint," shortly after roentgen technology was discovered in 1895.
In pediatric orthopedics there is a review of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. While in adult reconstruction, there is a review of hip dysplasia in the skeletally mature patient, as well as a look at isolated patellofemoral arthroplasty.
Legg-Perthes disease (also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, aseptic necrosis of the femoral head, Perthes disease, or Legg's disease) is a congenital condition that has no known cause.