Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

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What is Legg-Calve-Perthes disease?

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a childhood condition when the ball of the thighbone in the hip does not get enough blood, causing the the hip joint to become unstable and break. This condition generally affects one side of the hip.

Common symptoms reported by people with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

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How bad it is
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Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Legg-Calve-Perthes disease

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Who has Legg-Calve-Perthes disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 7
30s 6
40s 7
50s 7
60s 1
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 12
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

43% Female
57% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 15
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Legg-Calve-Perthes disease patients who have completed their condition history
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