Ofir J. Betancourt B
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is a necrosis of the femoral epiphysis that occursduring the growth stage and evolves in consecutive stages with varying degrees ofintensity and extension. It is self-limited, caused by ischemia of unknown origin, andinvolves a complex course, from the time of diagnos is to the de cision of pr ovidingtreatment. The latter needs to be understood for it to be effective and delay or preventthe occurrence of the pain resulting from the arthrosis that may occur as a sequela.
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