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Osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral head in Perthes disease: a cause for concern?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12584979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) and loose body formation are rare following Perthes' disease. We have reviewed the literature about clinical presentation, treatment and outcome and added a further three cases of the condition. Cases mentioned in the literature were poorly documented. We feel that a thorough documentation should be carried out as soon as the diagnosis is made. Conservative treatment should be given when the disability is moderate. The loose body should only be removed surgically when it is mobile, when it bulges into the joint space or when there are signs of early arthritis.
Authors:
F Steenbrugge; M F Macnicol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta orthopaedica Belgica     Volume:  68     ISSN:  0001-6462     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Orthop Belg     Publication Date:  2002 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-14     Completed Date:  2003-03-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985165R     Medline TA:  Acta Orthop Belg     Country:  Belgium    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  485-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Trauma, ASZ-Aalst, Merestraat 80, B-9300 Aalst, Belgium. fsteenbr@belgacom.net
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Femur / pathology*,  surgery
Humans
Legg-Perthes Disease / complications*
Male
Osteochondritis Dissecans / etiology*,  pathology,  surgery

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