Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a medical term referring to a fracture through the growth SCFE is a Salter-Harris type 1 fracture through the proximal femoral physis. Stress around the hip causes a shear force to be applied at the growth. Slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE), also known as a slipped capital femoral common condition affecting the physis of the proximal femur in adolescents. La epifisiólisis femoral proximal (EFP) consiste en un deslizamiento de la epífisis femoral proximal respecto al cuello.

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Long-term follow-up study of one hundred and twenty-one patients. MRI can be used to examine the contralateral hip which is important because of the high incidence of bilateral slip. He has an antalgic gait and increased external rotation of his foot progression angle compared to the contralateral side. Prpximal demographics of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Closed reduction and pinning with multiple cannulated screws in an inverted triangle configuration.

The incidence and distribution of slipped capital femoral epiphysis in Connecticut and Southwestern United States.


Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

Report of four cases and review of the literature. Since clinical signs, strongly suggested severe hypothyroidism the following laboratory worked up was ordered: Check for errors and try again.

L8 – 10 years in practice. A dressing covers the wound. Arch Biochem Biophys ; Long-term follow-up of slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

Her radiograph is shown in Figure A. Unfortunately, follow up was not favorable and he was admitted again because of left epifieiolisis luxation. He is treated with surgical intervention and post-operative radiographs are shown in Figures B and C.

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The role of MR imaging in patients with this condition is to help define the cartilaginous proximal femur and the presence or epkfisiolisis of a cartilaginous connection to the femoral head.

This is followed by the acute slip which is posteromedial. The association of HLA-DR4 antigen with juvenile chronic arthritis and slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

In order to complete studies in this patient with severe epirisiolisis and bilateral hip epiphysiolysis we ordered the following: Slipped upper femoral epiphysis Dr Rohit Sharma and A. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. The diagnosis is a combination of clinical suspicion plus radiological investigation.


Thank you for rating! Nelson textbook of pediatrics 19th ed. Cuneiform osteotomy of the femoral neck in the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Case 6 Case 6. In the pre-slip phase, there is a widening of the growth plate with irregularity and blurring of the physeal edges and demineralisation of the metaphysis.

Case 3 Case 3. Long-term result with closed reduction and hip plaster spica.

In the acute stage, marrow edema results in an increased signal on T2-weighted sequences, e. An international multicenter study. Archives of Disease in Childhood.

What epifisiolidis the most appropriate treatment? Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine. He also had normal serum ACTH, as well as pre-pubertal serum gonadotropins and testosterone, compatible with the clinical findings.