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Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

History: 14 year-old boy who presented with right hip pain for eight months with increasing intensity and duration. The patient continued to have pain despite medications. The pain was aggravated by activity. During the last month the patient developed a limp.

Findings: Bilateral posterior displacement of proximal femoral epiphyses in relation to the metaphyses

Ddx: Trauma, Developmental disorder, Avascular necrosis, Neoplasm, slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Exam: Normal external appearance, no swelling or hematoma. No deformity or asymmetry. Pain with passive internal rotation and external rotation with flexion of the hip. Pelvic tilt to the right during gait.

No MeSH data available.


Frogleg radiograph of the right hip shows right slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
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Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Patterson RAP - MedPix

Frogleg radiograph of the right hip shows right slipped capital femoral epiphysis.
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MPX1600_synpic24273: Frogleg radiograph of the right hip shows right slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

History: 14 year-old boy who presented with right hip pain for eight months with increasing intensity and duration. The patient continued to have pain despite medications. The pain was aggravated by activity. During the last month the patient developed a limp.

Findings: Bilateral posterior displacement of proximal femoral epiphyses in relation to the metaphyses

Ddx: Trauma, Developmental disorder, Avascular necrosis, Neoplasm, slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Exam: Normal external appearance, no swelling or hematoma. No deformity or asymmetry. Pain with passive internal rotation and external rotation with flexion of the hip. Pelvic tilt to the right during gait.

No MeSH data available.