Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

Case contributed by Dr Shailaja Muniraj


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

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

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 favor chronic slippage.

The right femur appears normal.

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Case information

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

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