A review of the morphology of Perthes' disease.

  title={A review of the morphology of Perthes' disease.},
  author={Anthony Catterall and Jean Pringle and Paul D. Byers and George Fulford and Hayley Kemp and C. L. Dolman and H M Bell and B McKibbin and Z. A. R{\'a}li{\vs} and Olaf Myhre Jensen and Jes Bruun Lauritzen and Ignacio Vives Ponseti and John Ogden},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  volume={64 3},
There are differences of opinion about the pathogenesis of Perthes' disease. All are agreed that it is due to ischaemia, but the cause of this and the size and number of infarctions are in dispute. Through the generosity of the contributors six whole femoral heads and core biopsies of five other cases have been studied radiographically and histologically… CONTINUE READING