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What is the treatment for legg calve perthes disease?
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Varies with age
Primary goals of treatment are to alleviate pain and to prevent lasting deformity of the femoral head.
Treatment often depends on age and severity.Before 6 yrs rest, avoid exercise,range of motion exercises,crutches, walker, or casts, abduction bracing.Sometimes operations for older patients including femoral and iliac osteotomies.

In brief: Varies with age
Primary goals of treatment are to alleviate pain and to prevent lasting deformity of the femoral head.
Treatment often depends on age and severity.Before 6 yrs rest, avoid exercise,range of motion exercises,crutches, walker, or casts, abduction bracing.Sometimes operations for older patients including femoral and iliac osteotomies.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Age And deformity
If the childe is 7 years or younger and did not have deformity in the ball (head of the femur) most likely the treatment will conservative.
Exercises. Crutches. Casts. If the childe is older and have deformed head of the femur most likely the treatment is surgical.

In brief: Age And deformity
If the childe is 7 years or younger and did not have deformity in the ball (head of the femur) most likely the treatment will conservative.
Exercises. Crutches. Casts. If the childe is older and have deformed head of the femur most likely the treatment is surgical.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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