The Value of Bone Scan in Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease

  • J. I. Banzo
  • C. de la Fuente
  • V. Lloréns
  • J. M. Carril
  • C. Arnal
Conference paper

Abstract

Perthes Disease (PD) is necrosis of the femoral head during childhood, and its etiology has not been well established. Although PD has been associated to transient synovitis [1], recent works are not in total agreement [2, 3]. According to previous reports, its incidence depends on the population studied and ranges between 4 and 26 per 100,000.

Keywords

Osteoporosis Synovitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. I. Banzo
  • C. de la Fuente
  • V. Lloréns
  • J. M. Carril
  • C. Arnal

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