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SCFE - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: SCFE - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

History: A 12 year old overweight african american male presents with bilateral hip pain for greater then 6 months after running track at his school.

Findings: There are bilateral right worse then left femoral epiphyseal plate fractures with widened growth plates. Varus deformity is present.

Ddx: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE.) Legg Calve Perthes Disease (LCP.) > AVN of the femoral heads in white males 5-8 yrs old. > WIdened joint. > Subcondral Fissure fracture. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.

Dxhow: Although, no additional radiographic study was needed orthopedics was consulted and agreed with the diagnosis.

Exam: Possible limb legnth discrepency with minor tenderness to both hips upon exam.

No MeSH data available.


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SCFE - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Fong AF - MedPix

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View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: SCFE - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

History: A 12 year old overweight african american male presents with bilateral hip pain for greater then 6 months after running track at his school.

Findings: There are bilateral right worse then left femoral epiphyseal plate fractures with widened growth plates. Varus deformity is present.

Ddx: Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE.) Legg Calve Perthes Disease (LCP.) > AVN of the femoral heads in white males 5-8 yrs old. > WIdened joint. > Subcondral Fissure fracture. Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.

Dxhow: Although, no additional radiographic study was needed orthopedics was consulted and agreed with the diagnosis.

Exam: Possible limb legnth discrepency with minor tenderness to both hips upon exam.

No MeSH data available.