Epiphysiolysis right femoral head

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Right hip and groin pain without trauma with lameness

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Widening of the growth plate and sliding medial proximal femoral epiphysis.

Modality: X-ray

Control after osteosynthesis with screws of both femurs. Good alignment right femoral epiphysis.

Case Discussion

Epiphysiolysis is characterized by detachment and sliding of the femoral epiphysis resulting in coxa vara

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Case Information

rID: 40996
Case created: 10th Nov 2015
Last edited: 12th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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