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Will having legg-perthes disease as a child prevent me from joining the army?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
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In brief: Quite possibly.

"Current or history of congenital dislocation of the hip (754.
3), osteochondritis of the hip (Legg-Perthes disease) (732.1), or slipped femoral epiphysis of the hip (732.2) is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/extremities2.htm

In brief: Quite possibly.

"Current or history of congenital dislocation of the hip (754.
3), osteochondritis of the hip (Legg-Perthes disease) (732.1), or slipped femoral epiphysis of the hip (732.2) is disqualifying." See: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/extremities2.htm
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