Slipped upper femoral epiphysis

Case contributed by Dr Fakhry Mahmoud Ebouda


Pain in the left hip joint.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Widening of the growth plate with irregularity and blurring of the physeal edges in slippled upper left femoral epiphysis.

Modality: CT

Increase density in the proximal metaphysis is metaphyseal blanch with displaced left  epiphysis with wide physis.

Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Computed tomography scanning is a sensitive method of early diagnosis of SUFE and in measuring the degree of tilt.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

rID: 28865
Case created: 17th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Mar 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.