Will Perthes' disease clear on its own?
Perthes' disease does slowly resolve over a number of years; however, during this time the top of the thighbone (femur) is prone to damage. As it regenerates, the bone can regrow abnormally, causing problems with the hip joint.
Author: Idan Ben-Barak
First answered: 10 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
Rating: 4.2/5 Votes: 1232