Medical Definition of Legg-Perthes disease

1. A disorder characterised by the deterioration of the head of the femur in the hip joint, due to its insufficient blood supply. This disorder occurs most frequently in boys aged 5 to 10 years and tends to run in families. Symptoms include thigh pain, hip pain, knee pain, atrophy of muscles in the thigh, hip stiffness and walking with a limp. (13 Nov 1997)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Legg-Perthes Disease

Leeza
Lefevre
Lefkada
Lefkas
Left Bank
Leftpondia
Leftpondian
Leftpondians
LegCo
Legal's test
Legendre's sign
Legendre symbol
Legendrian
Leger
Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
Legg-Perthes disease (current term)
Leghorn
Legion of Honor
Legionella
Legionella bozemanii
Legionella dumoffii
Legionella feeleii
Legionella gormanii
Legionella longbeachae
Legionella micdadei
Legionella pneumophilia
Legionella wadsworthii
Legionellaceae
Legionnaire
Legionnaires

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