Seasonal variation of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
in the United States.
The effects of trochanteric epiphyseodesis on growth of the proximal end of the femur following necrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis
. J Bone Joint Surg Am 1980; 62: 785-94.
There were two cases of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
out of which both show slip of epiphysis and one show oedema involving the epiphysis.
Objective: The treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis
Sixteen percent of the EHI patients were diagnosed with previous hip pathology which included: Leg Legg-Calve'-Perthes (N = 7), developmental dysplasia of the hip (N = 2), slipped capital femoral epiphysis
(N = 1), Ehlers-Danlos (N = 1), and postinfectious deformity (N = 1).
The differential includes strain of gluteal, hamstring, adductor and hip external rotator muscles, sacroiliac or hip joint disease, bony fractures/ stress fractures, avulsion injuries, slipped capital femoral epiphysis
, labral injuries, hip dislocation, lumbar radiculopathies, or nerve entrapment.
Specifically discussed are developmental hip dysplasia, Legg-Calve-Perth syndrome, slipped capital femoral epiphysis
, limb-length discrepancies and limb deficiency, limb and spinal fractures, and sports medicine.
Legg-Calve-Perthes' disease is characterized by idiopathic aseptic avascular osteonecrosis of the capital femoral epiphysis
* Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
. This is the most common hip disorder in overweight 10- to 18-year-olds.
One of the most common problems in young patients is a slipped capital femoral epiphysis
. The patient usually complains of pain in the groin, thigh or knee with limitation of external rotation and leg length shortening.
Bilateral failure of the capital femoral epiphysis
: Bilateral Perthes disease, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, pseudoachondroplasia and spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital and tarda.
Emma, 13, suffered from slipped capital femoral epiphysis
. It's a condition affecting one in 100,000 and tends to occur around puberty when there's a rapid growth spurt.
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
: This disorder is usually seen in overweight adolescents.
Then follows a section on anatomic disorders, which covers disorders of the neck, scoliosis, kyphosis, other anatomic disorders of the spine, disorders of the upper extremity, developmental dysplasia of the hip, Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, slipped capital femoral epiphysis
, congenital coxa vara, disorders of the femur, disorders of the knee, disorders of the leg, disorders of the foot, and limb length discrepancy.
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
in an Obese Teenager.