Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

Difficulty with walking. Painful hips exacerbated by movement.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Extensive destruction of both proximal femoral epiphysis, with collapse, flattening, widening and fragmentation.

Case Discussion

Features are consistent with advanced Perthes disease.

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Case information

rID: 48356
Published: 2nd Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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