Disease Information for Hip osteochondrosis/capital epiphysitis/LCP Dis

Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Buttock Pain
Groin Pain
Bilateral Calf Pains
Hip Inner Thigh Pain
Leg cramps/muscle spasm/pains
Leg/lower extremity pains
Thigh muscle atrophy
Thigh pain
Acute Back Pain
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Arthritis Children
Arthritis of major joint
Back Pain
Child won't walk
Hip abduction ROM limited
Hip held/flexed,external rotated
Hip internal rotation limit
Hip Pain
Hip Pain In a Child
Hip/gait signs
Hip/Limited motion sign
Joint exam/signs
Joint Pains
Joint pains Arthralgias in Children
Knee Pain
Leg length difference
Limping Child
Limping gait/orthopedic/antalgic
Limping in Adolescent
Limping in Child
Low Back Pain
Monoarticular Arthritis/One joint acute
Ortolani's sign/Hip poor abduction
Pelvic girdle pain
Sacrum area back pain
Single Joint Pain
Skeletal problems/symptoms/signs
Spine pain/vertebral skeletal pain
Short stature
Short stature Child
Typical Clinical Presentation
Females sicker than males/characteristic
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Single Joint Arthritis
Disease Progression
Course/Prognosis good/usually
Demographics & Risk Factors
Past History
Past history/Premature/low birth weight
Population Group
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Old child
Diagnostic Test Results
Xray/Hip abnormal
Xray/Hip/capital epiphysis/osteonecrosis
Xray/Hip/Osteonecrosis/femoral head
Xray/Joint abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Acetabular/hip dysplasia
Aseptic Necrosis Joint Lesion
Avascular necrosis bone/process
Femur/Femoral hypoplasia
Hip arthritis
Hip dysplasia
Hip osteoarthritis/Malum coxae senilis
Hip Osteochondrosis/Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
Hip/Aseptic necrosis femoral head
Hip/Slipped capital epiphysis
Osteoarthritis, degenerative
Monoarthritis Acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
CLASS/Pediatric disorders (ex)
CLASS/Lower extremity involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Hip involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
Pathophysiology/Osteochondritis/developmental (ex)
Pathophysiology/Maternal Chromosome mutation
PROCESS/Autosomal dominant hereditary disease (ex).
PROCESS/Bilateral occurrence
PROCESS/Developmental/delayed expression disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Device/brace usage (ex)
PROCESS/Genetic disorder/Spontaneous mutations/sporadic
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
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Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Corticosteroid (Cortisone)
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/Orthopedic procedure/surgery
SX/Total hip replacement
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Hip Surgery
TX/Petrie Hip cast
TX/Scottish Rite Hip Brace Indication
Other Treatments
TX/Physical therapy

Legg Perthes disease;osteochondritis of femur head/hip pain; developmental------------------------------

Legg Calve Perthes Disease; LCPD; Perthes Disease; Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease (LCPD) is one of a group of disorders known as the Osteochondroses; The Osteochondroses typically are characterized by degeneration (avascular necrosis) and subsequent regeneration of the growing end of a bone (epiphyses); In Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease, the growing end (epiphysis) of the upper portion (capital) of the thigh bone (femur) is affected; Researchers believe that an unexplained interruption of the blood supply (ischemia) to the capital femoral epiphysis results in degeneration (avascular necrosis) and deformity of the thigh bone in this area; Symptoms may include a limp with or without pain in the hip, knee, thigh, and/or groin; muscle spasms; delayed maturation of the femur (delayed bone age); mild short stature; and/or limited movements of the affected hip; The disease process can be self-limiting as new blood supplies are established (revascularization) and new healthy bone forms (reossifies) in the affected area; Most cases of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease occur randomly for no apparent reason (sporadically) [nord 2005]--------------------------------Also: Maydl’s disease; Perthes-Calvé-Legg-Waldenström syndrome; Waldenström"s syndrome; capital femoral epiphysis coxa plana, femoral osteochondrosis syndrome, osteoarthritis coxae, osteochondropathia deformans coxae juvenilis, osteochondritis deformans juvenilis, osteochondrosis of capitular epiphysis of femur;

Disorder characterized by unilateral or bilateral aseptic necrosis of the emphysis of the head of the femur (caput femoris); This is s a consquence of insufficient blood supply to the femur, and the tip of the bone dies over a period of 1 to 3 weeks; New blood supply causes new bone cells to appear in the region over the next 6 to 12 months; New bone then replaces the old bone within 2 to 3 years; The disease thus progresses from necrosis through revascularization, mottling, and fragmentation of the epiphysis to reossification and flattening of the head of the femur; There is moderate pain in the hip, with stiffness and restricted movement of the hip and a slight limp of involved leg;. The limp becomes worse as result of the atrophy and shortening of the femur; The sporadic type is unilateral in most instances and prevalent in in boys; sudden or gradual onset between 3 and 12 years (most commonly 5-10) of age; The hereditary type is transmitted as an autosomal dominant trait, and there is equal susceptibility of the sexes and a greater proportion of bilateral involvement; The condition was first described by Karel Maydl (1853-1903) in 1897; [whonamedit_com 2005]--------------


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