Legg-Calvй-Perthes disease

osteochondrosis of the capitular epiphysis of the femur.

Legg-Calvй-Perthes disease affecting the right leg of a seven-year-old boy. Anteroposterior radiograph shows a flattened and fragmented right femoral epiphysis; the proximal femur is also displaced inferiorly and laterally.


Medical dictionary. 2011.

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