Legg CalvePerthes Disease

Legg Perthes Adults
Fig. 8.61 This is an image of the deformed femoral head of a child with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease on the right. A corrective osteotomy has already been performed (do you see the traces of an osteosynthetic stabilization in the femoral metaphysis?) to halt or slow down the degenerative process.

much more effective in proving and excluding Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, showing a signal loss along the femoral head margin. The entity frequently heals with a deformed femoral head (Fig. 8.61), which in turn causes osteoarthritis of the hip joint in the middle-aged adult.

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