May 6, 2014

PERTHES (LEGG-CALVÉ-PERTHES) DISEASE

Description: Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease (LCPD) is a juvenile form of avascular osteonecrosis of the femoral head.[1] The etiology is largely unknown but the pathophysiology is attributed to a disruption of blood supply to […]
April 22, 2014

HIP OSTEOARTHRITIS

Definition:  A degenerative condition of the hip joint associated with symptoms of stiffness, pain, reduced range of motion and/or crepitus with movement of joint. Osteoarthritis is associated with a history of trauma, obesity, genetic […]