ENFERMEDAD DE LEGG-CALVE- PERTHES Y DESLIZADA LA EPÍFISIS CAPITAL FEMORAL: PRINCIPALES CAUSAS DEL DESARROLLO. Se creó para crear conciencia global y brindar apoyo a los niños y las familias que enfrentan la enfermedad de Legg-Calvé-Perthes, un trastorno degenerativo . La enfermedad de Legg-Calve-Perthes (LCPD) es una rara enfermedad de la cadera. Ésta afecta a niños de 2 a 12 años de edad. La LCPD es un trastorno de .

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W B Saunders Co. Bracing may be used in milder cases, although femoral neck and acetabular osteotomies may be required to correct more severe abnormal femoroacetabular malalignment.

Case 19 Case Slipped upper femoral epiphysis Slipped upper femoral epiphysis. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.

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Case 5 Case 5. Case 10 Case Read it at Google Books – Find it at Amazon. Cases and figures Imaging differential diagnosis.

perthex Case 3 Case 3. The radiographic changes to the femoral epiphyses depend on the severity of osteonecrosis and the amount of time that there has been alteration of blood supply:. As the disease progresses, fragmentation and destruction of the femoral head occurs. Case 20 Case Case 11 Case Case 4 Case 4.


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Some children have a coincidental history of trauma. Case 12 Case Meyer dysplasia Meyer dysplasia.

Boys are five times more likely to be affected than girls. Treatment in Perthes disease is largely related to symptom control, particularly in the early phase of the disease. Osteonecrosis generally occurs secondary to abnormal oerthes damaged blood supply to the femoral epiphysis, leading to fragmentation, bone loss, and eventual structural collapse of the entermedad head.

In this situation, operative management is sometimes required to either ensure appropriate coverage of the femoral head by the acetabulum, or to replace the femoral head in adult life. About Blog Go ad-free. Additionally, tongues of cartilage sometimes extend inferolaterally into the femoral neck, creating lucencies, which must be distinguished from infection or neoplastic lesions 4.

Case 6 Case 6. The radiographic findings are those of osteonecrosis. It is important to be certain that there is no other cause of osteonecrosis e. Prognosis is also influenced by the percentage of femoral head nioss and degree of primary deformity of the femoral head and the secondary osteoarthritic changes that ensue. Case 17 Case The investigation of atraumatic limp will often include a hip ultrasound to look for effusion, but ultrasound is unlikely to pick up osteonecrosis.

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Unable to process the form. Presentation is typically at a younger age than slipped upper femoral epiphysis with peak presentation at years, but confidence intervals are as wide as years 8.

The younger the age at the time of presentation, the more benign disease course is expected and also for same age, the prognosis is pefthes in boys than girls due to less maturity 5,8.

Case 18 Case Case 7 Case 7. Blood tests are typically normal in Perthes. The presence of metaphyseal involvement not only increases the likelihood of femoral neck deformity but also make early physeal closure with resulting leg length disparity more likely.

The typical findings of advanced burnt out stage 4 Perthes disease are:.

The best initial test for the diagnosis of Perthes is a pelvic radiograph.