Legg Calve Perthes

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Legg Calve Perthes
Legg Calve Perthes

Idiopathic avascular osteonecrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis of the femoral head.


Children younger than 6 or 7 have the best prognosis since they have time for revascularization and remodeling. After the age of 10, very high risk of developing osteoarthritis and Coxa Magna.