Legg Calve Perthes Disease

About- Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) also known as Perthes disease or Legg–Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder that occurs due to temporary loss of blood supply to the hip and that causes the head of the femur bone to die.
 
Symptoms-
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Hip, groin, thigh, or knee pain
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Limited movement of the hip joint
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Limping
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Low thigh muscle strength
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Shortening of the affected leg

Causes-
The underlying cause of this disease is not clearly understood.
 
Specialists to visit
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Orthopedician
Legg–Calvé–Perthes disease (LCPD) Orthopedic Surgeon

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References
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://orthoinfo.aaos.org
https://orthokids.org
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org
https://my.clevelandclinic.org

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