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Legg-Perthes Disease (Perthes Disease)

A particular type of FEMUR HEAD NECROSIS occurring in children, mainly male, with a course of four years or so.
Also Known As:
Perthes Disease; Coxa Plana; Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease; Legg-Calvé-Perthes Syndrome; Disease, Legg-Calve-Perthes; Disease, Legg-Perthes; Disease, Perthes; Legg Calve Perthes Disease; Legg Calvé Perthes Syndrome; Legg Perthes Disease; Syndrome, Legg-Calvé-Perthes
Networked: 429 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 47 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Osteonecrosis (Kienbock's Disease)
2. Inflammation
3. Necrosis
4. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
5. Osteoarthritis

Experts

1. Kim, Harry K W: 8 articles (06/2015 - 12/2006)
2. Little, David G: 5 articles (07/2014 - 07/2005)
3. Joseph, Benjamin: 5 articles (06/2013 - 09/2003)
4. Bowen, J Richard: 4 articles (10/2012 - 07/2006)
5. Oh, Chang-Wug: 4 articles (09/2011 - 12/2006)
6. Castañeda, Pablo: 3 articles (10/2014 - 10/2008)
7. Cho, Tae-Joon: 3 articles (09/2013 - 10/2008)
8. Park, Moon Seok: 3 articles (09/2013 - 10/2008)
9. Yoo, Won Joon: 3 articles (09/2013 - 10/2008)
10. Choi, In Ho: 3 articles (09/2013 - 10/2008)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Legg-Perthes Disease:
1. alpha 1-Antitrypsin (alpha 1 Antitrypsin)IBA
2. GadoliniumIBA
3. factor V LeidenIBA
4. Protein CIBA
5. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1)IBA
6. Technetium Tc 99m MedronateIBA
7. Somatomedins (Somatomedin)IBA
8. Prothrombin (Factor II)IBA
9. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor)IBA
10. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Osteotomy
2. Traction
3. Decompression
4. Debridement
5. Splints