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Posted by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 5:58 AM
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just to let everyone know my son shane we just found out he has got legg-calve perthes and he is 8 which is bad for him cause he older than most when they get it and he will be in a cast from his stomach to his feet for 6 wks. which called a petrie cast so any info would be helpful

by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 5:58 AM
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mandee1503
by Amanda on Apr. 28, 2012 at 8:09 AM
If you don't mind, can you explain what that is? I'm sorry he will be casted that long.
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shanesmommy2004
by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 8:21 AM

its on the right of his body in his hip and what causes this is where the hip bone didn't get enough blood flow and it caused his bone too go flat if you google it. it tells more in detail legg-calve-perthes

lifeisajoy
by on Apr. 28, 2012 at 11:49 AM

Bump for I don't know much about that at all--Thinking of you and Shane family-before, during and after the cast

darbyakeep45
by Darby on Apr. 28, 2012 at 6:51 PM

I've never heard of that before mama...good luck!

letstalk747
by Joy on Apr. 29, 2012 at 11:59 AM

never heard of this ,----------------- bump

mom2zachy122
by on Apr. 29, 2012 at 12:06 PM

Nope.  My area is speech/language....not much good with the ortho stuff.....sorry.   Here's a bump for you :)

CameronsMommy23
by on Apr. 29, 2012 at 1:44 PM
Thx for explaining his condition. Good luck to you & him!
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