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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Legg-Calve-Perthes disease


Other Names for this Disease
  • Aseptic necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis
  • Coxa plana
  • LCPD
  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome
Related Diseases
  • Osteochondrosis
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Organizations

Organizations Supporting this Disease

  • National Osteonecrosis Foundation
    Good Samaritan Professional Building
    Suite 201
    5601 Loch Raven Blvd.
    Baltimore, MD 21239
    Telephone: 410-532-5985
    Fax: 410-532-5908
    Website: http://www.nonf.org/index.html

Social Networking Websites

  • DNAandU.org is a Web site and blog that collects firsthand stories from people facing issues, making tough decisions, and using genomic (DNA) information in their own healthcare. Click on the link to learn from their experiences and/or submit your own story.
  • RareShare is an online social hub dedicated to patients, families and healthcare professionals affected by rare medical disorders.

Organizations Providing General Support

Other Names for this Disease
  • Aseptic necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis
  • Coxa plana
  • LCPD
  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes syndrome
Related Diseases
  • Osteochondrosis
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.