Category Orthopaedics
Peter-Beighton 340

Peter Beighton

Peter Beighton OMB, MD PhD, FRCP . Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Cape Town, South Africa. Beighton Score (1971)
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease 340

Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease

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.


Osteopoikilosis is a autosomal dominant sclerosing bony dysplasia characterized by multiple benign benign sclerotic bone lesions (enostoses) that tend to localize in periarticular osseous regions
Simmonds-Thompson Test 340

Simmonds-Thompson Test

Simmonds-Thompson Test for evaluating achilles tendon rupture. Also known as the Simmonds Test (F.A. Simmonds) or Thompson Test (T. Campbell Thompson)