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Teenager with legg calve perthes disease. What is outcome?
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
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In brief: Legg-Calve-Perthes
Legg-calve-perthes disease can not be prevented.
But with appropriate treatment, most children can go back to normal activities within 18 months to two years.

In brief: Legg-Calve-Perthes
Legg-calve-perthes disease can not be prevented.
But with appropriate treatment, most children can go back to normal activities within 18 months to two years.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Poorer outcome
Outcome in legg perthes disease seems to be poorer in cases occurring in adolescence.
Onset of Perthes before age 6 is better than after age 6. The onset of Perthes after age 9 is generally associated with a poor outcome. Structurely the less flattened and more rounded femoral head better prognosis

In brief: Poorer outcome
Outcome in legg perthes disease seems to be poorer in cases occurring in adolescence.
Onset of Perthes before age 6 is better than after age 6. The onset of Perthes after age 9 is generally associated with a poor outcome. Structurely the less flattened and more rounded femoral head better prognosis
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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