Paget Disease of the Bone

Introduction Along with osteoporosis, Paget disease of the bone (PDB) – aka osteitis¬†deformans –¬†¬†is a common degenerative bone disease.¬†It affects up to 5% of the population in Anglo-Saxon societies. PBD is a disorder of...

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Perthes Disease

Introduction Perthes disease (also Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease) is a childhood hip disorder that results in avascular necrosis of the femoral head. The cause is unknown. It can be differentiated from adult onset osteonecrosis because in...

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