Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraju

Presentation

Inability to walk or bear weight. History of fall 8 weeks ago.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is widening and irregularity of the left femoral capital physis with further mild slippage. Small area of  sclerosis seen in the antero-inferior physis. These features favour chronic slippage.

The right femur appears normal.

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Case Information

rID: 49110
Case created: 10th Nov 2016
Last edited: 10th Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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