Long-Standing Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

Case contributed by Dr Samuel J. Sampson


Left hip pain for many years, please evaluate.

Patient Data

Age: 16 years
Gender: Male

Severe flattening / coxa magna of the left femoral head with coxa varum deformity, mild left femoral head subluxation, and left acetabular overgrowth, all consistent with chronic Legg-Calves-Perthes disease.

Periarticular osteopenia of the left acetabulum.

Preserved joint spaces. No fracture.

Case Discussion

This case was submitted with supervision and input from:

Soni C Chawla, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Radiological Sciences
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Olive View - UCLA Medical Center
Sylmar, California, United States

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Case information

rID: 91065
Published: 10th Jul 2021
Last edited: 2nd Aug 2021
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded
Institution: Olive View - UCLA Medical Center

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