Generally, Perthes disease is a temporary disability, which when diagnosed early in life, can be treated with a very good outcome.What are hip diseases?
There are four primary diseases of the hip that may indicate the need for BIRMINGHAM HIP Resurfacing. I. Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis of the hip is a disease which wears away the cartilage between the femoral head and the acetabulum, eventually causing the two bones to scrape against each other, raw bone on raw bone.Can Perthes disease come back?
Most children with Perthes' disease eventually recover, but it can take anywhere from two to five years for the femoral head to regrow and return to normal, or close to normal. Perthes' disease is also known as Legg-Calve-Perthes disease or coxa plana.