Perthes' Disease

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has an information leaflet on Perthes' Disease.

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Perthes Association

A National Charity which gives Information, advice and support to parents, sufferers and professionals, as well as supplying equipment, a Handbook and other publications including a quarterly Newsletter. A team of volunteers and professionals provides a help line to offer a listening ear to any parent of a child with Perthes' disease or associated conditions.

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Perthes Association Scotland

Advice and help for families of children suffering from Perthes' Disease.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

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