Coxa magna

Last revised by Leonardo Lustosa on 17 May 2022

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 2
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  • Case 3: with Perthes disease
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  • Case 4: with Legg-Calvé-Perthes
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  • Case 5: bilateral Perthes disease
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