Legg-Calve-Perthes disease: Catterall classification

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

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The Catterall classification for Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease  is based on radiographic appearances and is as follows:

  • Group I: involvement of the anterior epiphysis only
  • Group II: involvement of the anterior epiphysis with a clear sequestrum
  • Group III:only a small part of the epiphysis is not involved
  • Group IV: total head involvement
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rID: 43848
Case created: 26th Mar 2016
Last edited: 26th Mar 2016
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