Osteochondritis deformans juvenilis

osteochondritis deformans juvenilis osteochondritis de·for·mans ju·ve·ni·lis (dē-fôr’mānz’ jōō’və-nī’lĭs)
Osteochondrosis of the upper end of the femur. Also called Calvé-Perthes disease, coxa plana, Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease, Perthes disease.


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