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What are the symptoms of legg-calve-perthes disease?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
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In brief: Varies

First symptom is often limping, which is usually painless.
Sometimes there may be mild pain that comes and goes, knee pain,worsening pain and limping as time goes by, thigh or groin when putting weight on the affected leg or moving the hip joint, constant thigh pain,reduced joint motion, joint stiffness, and thigh muscles atrophied.

In brief: Varies

First symptom is often limping, which is usually painless.
Sometimes there may be mild pain that comes and goes, knee pain,worsening pain and limping as time goes by, thigh or groin when putting weight on the affected leg or moving the hip joint, constant thigh pain,reduced joint motion, joint stiffness, and thigh muscles atrophied.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics
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In brief: Limp

Limp, hip/knee/groin pain, worsened by movement, over use of the healthy leg leading to pain in that leg.
Pain is typically severe - like a toothache. If you believe you or your child has this, you should consult your doctor right away.

In brief: Limp

Limp, hip/knee/groin pain, worsened by movement, over use of the healthy leg leading to pain in that leg.
Pain is typically severe - like a toothache. If you believe you or your child has this, you should consult your doctor right away.
Dr. Carla Enriquez
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