Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease and slipped capital femoral epiphysis: major developmental causes of femoroacetabular impingement.

@article{Millis2013LeggCalvPerthesDA,
  title={Legg-Calv{\'e}-Perthes disease and slipped capital femoral epiphysis: major developmental causes of femoroacetabular impingement.},
  author={Michael B. Millis and Cara L Lewis and Perry L. Schoenecker and John C F Clohisy},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 Suppl 1},
  pages={S59-63}
}
Problematic femoroacetabular impingement frequently is seen following Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) in young children and following slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) in older children and adolescents. Although symptoms may be mild in adolescents and young adults, chondral damage following LCPD and SCFE deformity is cumulative and irreversible, which has led to a recent emphasis on the consideration of early treatment. The surgical dislocation approach and improved MRI and three… CONTINUE READING

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