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Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Accessed March 27, A younger age at diagnosis is generally accepted to be associated with a better outcome. Both hips are affected in some children, usually at different times. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Currently, a number of factors have been implicated, including heredity, trauma, endocrine dysfunction, inflammation, nutrition, and altered circulatory hemodynamics. The prognosis is good in almost every case before 5 years old, without any treatment; 2 the prognosis is not good after 9 years, also, very often, after surgical treatment; 3 area of legg-perfhes-calv epiphyseal necrosis, particularly of the lateral pillar; 4 extrusion of the hip at any age.

Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease

Map of IPSG providers. Boys are affected about three to five times more often than girls. It is predominantly a disease of boys 4: To maintain activities of daily living, custom orthotics may be used.

The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to third parties. While running and high-impact legg-perthes-calf are not recommended during treatment for Perthes disease, children can remain active through a variety of other activities that limit mechanical stress on the hip joint.


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Legg-Calve-Perthes disease – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

Osteochondrosis or epiphysitis and other miscellaneous affections. It is also referred to as idiopathic avascular osteonecrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis of the femoral head since the cause of the interruption of the blood supply of the head of the femur in the hip joint is unknown. Differential diagnoses include Meyers dysplasia, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia and spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia see these terms.

The socket acts as a mold for the fragmented femoral head as it heals. Accessed March 19, Perthes’ disease is one of the most common hip disorders in young children, occurring in roughly 5. Differential diagnosis Differential diagnoses include Meyers dysplasia, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia and spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia see these terms.

Several contributory factors legg-perthe-calv also been suggested: Il n’y a toujours pas de traitement causal de cette affection. Scintigraphy and legg-oerthes-calv can be of value in selected cases and MRI can be useful in the early stages of the disease to distinguish LCPD from other hip disorders.

D ICD – The most important factors for treating and establishing the prognosis of LPC are: The more deformed the femoral head is during healing, legg-perthes-ca,v greater the risk of osteoarthritis later in life. Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic. In some cases, some activity can cause severe irritation or inflammation of the damaged area, including standing, walking, running, kneeling, or stooping repeatedly for an extended period of time.

Accessed March 14, If MRI or bone scans are necessary, a positive diagnosis relies upon patchy areas of vascularity to the capital femoral epiphysis the developing femoral head. Pain is usually mild.

A bone scan or MRI may be useful in legg-perthes-caalv the diagnosis in those cases where X-rays are inconclusive. Children affected by LCP disease often display uneven gait and limited range of motion, and they experience mild to severe pain in the groin area.


Usually, plain radiographic changes are delayed 6 weeks or more from clinical onset, so bone scintigraphy and MRI are done for early diagnosis. MRI results are more accurate, i. The medial circumflex femoral artery is the principal source of blood supply to the femoral head. Articles needing additional references from July All articles legg-prrthes-calv additional references Infobox medical condition new All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from August Articles with unsourced statements from May Articles with unsourced statements from February The lifetime risk of a child developing the disease is about one per 1, individuals.

In some cases, pain is felt in the unaffected hip and leg, [ citation needed ] due to the children favoring their injured side and placing the majority of their weight on their “good” leg. Options include traction to separate the femur from the pelvis and reduce wearbraces often for several months, with an average of 18 months to restore range of motion, physiotherapyand surgical intervention when necessary because of permanent joint damage.

LCP disease is an avascular necrosis of the femoral head in small-breed dogs, usually those weighing up to 25 lbs.

Perthes is a form of osteochondritis which only affects the hip, although other forms of osteochondritis can affect elbows, knees, ankles, and feet.