Epiphysiolysis right femoral head

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti


Right hip and groin pain without trauma with lameness

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male

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


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
Published: 10th Nov 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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