Johan Henning Waldenström (1877-1972) Swedish Orthopaedic surgeon. Specialised in pediatric bone/joint tuberculosis Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease 1909
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Jacques Calvé (1875–1954) was a French orthopaedic surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with ‘maladie de Calvé’ (Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease)
Arthur Thornton Legg (1874–1939) American orthopedic surgeon. Eponym: Legg’s disease in 1910 (Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease – LCPD)
Georg Clemens Perthes (1869 – 1927) was a German surgeon. Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (1910); the Bankart shoulder repair and Perthes test
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD): avascular necrosis (AVN) of the proximal femoral head. The disease is usually insidious in onset and may occur after an injury to the hip.