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  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease [Presentation]

    Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a term used to describe avascular necrosis of the hip in children under the age of 10. The condition occurs when a disruption to the hip’s blood supply causes the bone of the femoral head to die …

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  • Anthony’s Story

    My name is AJ and I am a patient of Dr Feldman for many years. Right before my fourth birthday in 2003, I was diagnosed with bilateral Perthes Diseases. I can remember the agonizing pain when I tried to walk …

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  • Avascular Necrosis of the Hip [Presentation]

    Avascular necrosis (AVN) or Aseptic Necrosis of the hip is caused by a disruption to the hip’s blood supply which results in the deterioration and often collapse of the ball of the thigh bone (femoral head). Early identification and treatment …

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  • Bernard’s Story

    “In March, 2011 my 8 year old son was diagnosed with Perthes Disease and referred to a specialist to plan his treatment. At the time, I had no idea what that meant. After 2 conflicting opinions about the course of treatment for my son, I reached out to his pediatrician for guidance. She urged me to go see Dr. Feldman, stating that because he is so good at what he does, she would trust him with her own children. That piece of advice changed our lives…”

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  • Avascular Necrosis of the Hip (Video)

    Dr. Feldman discusses avascular necrosis of the hip a condition where damage to the femoral head causes pain or discomfort in the hip.

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