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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/07/09

Perthes disease

My Daughter has been diagnosed with Perthes, is there an operation that can fix Perthes?

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Dear Snowy
Surgery for Perthes is usually a last resort if the hip keeps on dislocating and conservative measures are usually enough ( Anti-inflammatory drugs rest). Your orthopaedic surgeon will know best as he would know how much of the femoral head is affected etc.

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