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Legg Calve Perthes Disease

Avascular Necrosis
The limping child often grabs our attention and makes us ponder many conditions, like Toddler’s Fracture, Septic Arthritis, SCFE, Osteomyelitis, and Growing Pains. One additional condition that shouldn’t be overlooked is one with an interesting name: Legg Calve Perthes Disease.…

Toddler’s Fracture

The limping toddler offers the opportunity for us to contemplate a wide differential that includes some significant pathologic processes.  Does this child have avascular necrosis of the femoral head?  Is there slipped capital femoral epiphysis? Is there evidence of rheumatologic…