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Legg-Perthes Disease (Perthes Disease) Summary

Description: 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 Show All >>

Networked: 429 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 47 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Legg-Perthes Disease

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. alpha 1-Antitrypsin (alpha 1 Antitrypsin) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  2. Gadolinium : 3 studies in 8 results : IBA
  3. factor V Leiden : 1 study in 12 results : IBA
  4. Protein C : 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  5. Insulin-Like Growth Factor I (IGF-1) : 1 study in 9 results : IBA
  6. Technetium Tc 99m Medronate : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  7. Somatomedins (Somatomedin) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  8. Prothrombin (Factor II) : 1 study in 3 results : IBA
  9. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  10. Interleukin-6 (Interleukin 6) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Legg-Perthes Disease

  1. Osteonecrosis (Kienbock's Disease)
  2. Inflammation
  3. Necrosis
  4. Congenital Abnormalities (Deformity)
  5. Osteoarthritis
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Key Therapies for Legg-Perthes Disease

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  1. Osteotomy : 10 outcomes 23 studies in 188 results
  2. Traction : 1 outcome 1 study in 13 results
  3. Decompression : 1 outcome 1 study in 6 results
  4. Debridement : 1 outcome in 1 result
  5. Splints : 3 studies in 10 results
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