• bone
  • Computed tomography (CT) scans allow early diagnosis of bone collapse and curvilinear zones of sclerosis early in the disease process when plain radiography is less sensitive. (medscape.com)
  • childhood
  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a childhood hip disorder which is common enough to be a significant public health problem (affects 1 in 740 boys between ages 0-14), but uncommon enough to have a sufficient number of patients from a single institution to perform a definitive prospective study comparing the results of current treatments. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • treatment
  • The present study will establish a database of prospectively identified patients with Legg-Calvé-Perthes (LCP) Disease and collect information regarding their presentation, treatment, and outcomes in the course of receiving currently available treatments. (clinicaltrials.gov)