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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)

 

RESOURCES

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org

National Osteonecrosis Foundation
http://www.nonf.org

 

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Orthopaedic Association
http://www.coa-aco.org

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation
http://www.canorth.org

 

References


Adkins S, Figler R. Hip pain in athletes. Am Fam Physician. 2000 Apr 1;61(7):2109-2118. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000401/2109.html. Accessed May 7, 2013.


Kleigman, Behrman, et al, Eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics.18th Edition. Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia PA, 2007.


Legg-Perthes disease. National Osteonecrosis Foundation website. Available at: http://www.nonf.org/perthesbrochure/perthes-brochure.htm. Accessed May 7, 2013.


Leet AI, Skaggs DL. Evaluation of the acutely limping child. Am Fam Physician. 2000 Feb 15;61(4):1011-1018. Available at: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0215/p1011.html. Accessed May 7, 2013.

 

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