Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

Known as: Syndrome, Legg-Calve-Perthes, Perthes-like femoral head changes, Osteochondritis Deformans 
A very rare disorder of unknown etiology affecting children. It is characterized by avascular necrosis of the femoral head.
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1937-2018
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Increasing evidence supports the association between hyperuricemia and incident chronic kidney disease (CKD); however… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Japanese encephalitis virus (JEV) is a significant cause of neurological disease in humans throughout Asia causing an estimated… (More)
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Review
2015
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2015
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune inflammatory disease of unknown aetiology, leading to progressive damage of… (More)
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2009
2009
This article presents the results of Legg-Calve-Perthes (LCP) disease treatment using triple pelvic osteotomy. Thirty patients… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND The treatment of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease has been based on uncontrolled retrospective studies with relatively small… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Thrombophilia has previously been identified as a potential etiologic factor in Legg-Calve-Perthes disease. We… (More)
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1999
1999
An inherited tendency to hypercoagulability has been suggested as a cause of vascular thrombosis resulting in Legg-Calvé-Perthes… (More)
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1999
1999
In the literature, long-term prognosis of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) means prognosis for secondary osteoarthritis of the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
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  • 1980
For scientific, statistical comparisons of results of treatment of Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD), a standard classification… (More)
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1980
1980
A group of children with Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) who underwent femoral osteotomy were analyzed to define further those… (More)
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