Slipped upper femoral epiphysis

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


13 year old girl, with follow-up films at age 14 and 15.

Patient Data

Age: 13
Gender: Female


Case Discussion

Note the appearance of the right epiphysis of the right hip, slipped anteromedially - best seen on frog leg view consistent with SUFE. This patient went on to have the epiphysis pinned with residual deformity. 

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Case information

rID: 10357
Case created: 8th Aug 2010
Last edited: 11th May 2017
Tags: sufe, femur, hip
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