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Legge-Calve-Perthes Disease

Alternate Names : LCPD

Legge-Calve-Perthes Disease | Symptoms & Signs | Diagnosis & Tests | Prevention & Expectations | Treatment & Monitoring

What are the signs and symptoms of the disease?

Legge-Calve-Perthes disease usually causes pain in the thigh and groin. The pain may go down the front of the thigh to the knee. Movement of the hip may be restricted and painful, especially when the person spreads his or her legs apart.

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Legge-Calve-Perthes Disease: Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors


Legge-Calve-Perthes Disease: Diagnosis & Tests

Author: John A.K. Davies, MD
Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
Date Reviewed: 06/06/01

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