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Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


14 year old girl with a left slipped capital femoral epiphysis that had been previously treated by pin fixation.

Patient Data

Age: 14 years
Gender: Female

Chondrolysis of the left hip.

Case Discussion

This girl had a Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis(SCFE) 3 months ago and had been treated by percutaneous pin fixation. A joint penetration was reported during the operation, which is one of the causes of chondrolysis.

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Case information

rID: 48552
Published: 13th Oct 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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