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The Lateral Pillar Classification of Herring et al for Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

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Herring et al developed a classification for Legg-Calve-Perthes disease based on measurements made on radiographs of the femoral heads. It was based on the observation that involvement of a specific area of the head was more predictive than the total percentage of the head involved. The authors are from Dallas, Washington DC and Norwich, England.

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