Tag Jacques Calvé
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.
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Jacques Calvé

Jacques Calvé (1875–1954) was a French orthopaedic surgeon. Eponymously affiliated with 'maladie de Calvé' (Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease)