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Courtesy of Paul Traughber, M.D., Boise,
Figure 1 is an X-ray of a child's normal hipbone and a broken
(fractured) hipbone from poor blood flow because of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
(LCPD). Figure 2 is an MRI of a child's normal hipbone with fat in the growth
center and an abnormal hipbone where the fat has been lost because of
July 30, 2012
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & H. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine
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