Perthes disease

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: Child

Pelvis x-ray in a skeletally immature male demonstrates flattening of the right femoral epiphysis (coxa plana) with widening of the femoral neck increases (coxa magna). Features are characteristic of Perthes disease.

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Case information

rID: 8368
Published: 25th Jan 2010
Last edited: 20th Mar 2018
Tag: hip
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