Legg-Perthes disease

Legg-Perthes disease
Legg-Perthes disease n LEGG-CALVÉ-PERTHES DISEASE

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  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease — A hip disorder in children due to interruption of the blood supply to the head of the femur (the ball in the ball and socket hip joint), causing it to deteriorate. The disease is most common at age 6 to 9, tends to affect boys, but is more severe …   Medical dictionary

  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease — Perthes disease; = pseudocoxalgia necrosis of the head of the femur (thigh bone) due to interruption of its blood supply (see osteochondritis). Of unknown cause, it occurs most commonly in boys between the ages of 5 and 10 and causes aching and a …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Perthes disease — Legg Calvé Perthes disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Perthes disease — Per·thes disease pər .tēz n LEGG CALVÉ PERTHES DISEASE * * * see Legg Calvé Perthes disease * * * Legg Calvй Perthes d …   Medical dictionary

  • Perthes disease test — Per·thes disease, test (perґtəz) [Georg Clemens Perthes, German surgeon, 1869–1927] Legg Calvй Perthes disease; see under disease, and see tourniquet test, under test …   Medical dictionary

  • Legg-Calvй-Perthes disease — osteochondrosis of the capitular epiphysis of the femur. Legg Calvй Perthes disease affecting the right leg of a seven year old boy. Anteroposterior radiograph shows a flattened and fragmented right femoral epiphysis; the proximal femur is also… …   Medical dictionary

  • Perthes' disease — see Legg Calvé Perthes disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Perthes' disease — see Legg Calvé Perthes disease …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Calvй-Perthes disease — Legg Calvй Perthes disease …   Medical dictionary

  • Legg-Calvй-Perthes disease — Legg Cal·vй Per·thes disease (legґ kahl vaґ perґtəz) [A.T. Legg; Jacques Calvй, French orthopedist, 1875–1954; Georg Clemens Perthes, German surgeon, 1869–1927] see under disease …   Medical dictionary

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