Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease in a Patient with Alright Hereditary Osteodystrophy

Lewington, Matthew R.; El-Hawary, Ron
February 2010
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 2, p450
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a girl who has developmental delay and dysmorphic features. It says that at the age of three years and eleven months, she was diagnosed with a Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease of the left hip joint. It mentions that the girl was subjected to nonoperative treatment which involves ibuprofen and physiotherapy. It adds that at the age of six years, she demonstrated confluent left femoral capital epiphysis with the absence of fragmentation.


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