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Modified Waldenstrom's Staging System of Van Dam et al for Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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van Dam et al used a modification of Waldenstrom's system to stage the radiographic changes in patients with Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease. This can be used to specify the chronological stage of the epiphysis at the time of a radiographic examination. The authors are from the US Army Medical Corps, New York University Hospital and the Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children in San Francisco.

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