Legg-calvÉ-perthes Disease


Legg-Calve-Perthes disease (LCPD) is the term used to describe uni- or bilateral avascular necrosis (AVN) of the femoral head in children.

Clinical Features

Top most frequent phenotypes and symptoms related to Legg-calvÉ-perthes Disease

  • Short stature
  • Pain
  • Skeletal muscle atrophy
  • Abnormality of the dentition
  • Depressivity
  • Delayed skeletal maturation
  • Arthralgia
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Congenital hip dislocation
  • Joint dislocation

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Incidence and onset information

— Currently we don't have prevalence information about this disease (Not enough data available about incidence and published cases.)
No data available about the known clinical features onset.

Alternative names

Legg-calvÉ-perthes Disease Is also known as legg-perthes disease, osteochondrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis, perthes disease, aseptic necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis, lcp, osteochondritis of the capital femoral epiphysis.

Researches and researchers

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