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Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

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by Kellicker PG

(LCPD; Osteonecrosis of the Hip; Avascular Necrosis; Ischemic Necrosis; Coxa Plana; Osteochondritis)



American Academy of Family Physicians

National Osteonecrosis Foundation



Canadian Orthopaedic Association

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation



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