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A condition in which the epihysis displaces from its normal alignment with the metaphysis.
[OCOSH Code: D004839 26460006 M93.0 BD_SFCE]

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Bilateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis occuring in an adult with acromegalic gigantism

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Abstract The etiology of slipped capital femoral epiphysis is still unknown. Traumatic, endocrine, toxic, and mechanical causes have all been hypothesized. It is well documented that the highest incidence occurs during the adolescent growth spurt, suggesting the role of an endocrine abnormality. We report a case that supports this hypothesis Skeletal...
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Delay in diagnosis of slipped upper femoral epiphysis

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J R Soc Med. 2002 July; 95(7): 356–358. (full text)
Treatment of slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE) is directed at preventing progressive slippage, minimizing deformity and avoiding avascular necrosis and chondrolysis. Delay in treatment adversely affects long-term outcomes. In a retrospective study we assessed delays between symptom onset and evaluation of...
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Nonoperative treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis

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Conclusions After analyzing the nonoperative treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis and chondrolysis, we conclude that employment of the treatment revealed that the method was functional, efficient, valid, and reproducible; it also can be used as an alternative therapeutic procedure regarding to this specific disease.
Nonoperative treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis:...
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Old slip of femoral epiphyses LSBU

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Radiology case 448-4146 31 year old man with pain in both hips and inability to walk, originally from India.
There is distortion and flattening of the heads of both femora. There is lateral migration so that the neck of each femur no longer points to the centre of radius of the...
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Radiology Cases Slipped Epiphysis

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Slip of Femoral capital epiphysis.
The length and angle of the neck of the Femur is useful for an erect hominid, especially when carrying things. Standing, the curves of both femora, pelvic rings and sacrum conduct the lines of force up into the spine. Moving requires the support to come from...
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Slip of epiphysis LSBU

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Radiology case 443-4146 Clinical presentation: Male aged 13 years. There is no recorded history of obesity or particularly active pursuits. The femoral neck is not lined up with the curve of the left acetabulum, the left epiphysis is shortened and displaced backwards and is projected infero-medially in this view. The left epiphysis...
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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis eMedicine Orthopedics

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Synonyms and related keywords: SCFE, adolescent coxa vara, slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE), knee pain, hip pain, knee injury, hip injury
Contents - Introduction Indications Relevant Anatomy And Contraindications Workup Treatment Complications Outcome And Prognosis Future And Controversies Pictures Bibliography
The term slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a misnomer because the...
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