Coxa magna

Last revised by Dr Tee Yu Jin on 24 Mar 2021

Coxa magna is the asymmetrical, circumferential enlargement and deformation of the femoral head and neck. Definitions in the literature vary but enlargement with asymmetry >10% in size is a reasonable cut-off for diagnosis 1

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Cases and figures

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  • Case 3: with Perthes disease
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  • Case 4: with Legg-Calvé-Perthes
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