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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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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis eMedicine Radiology

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/radio/topic641.htm

Contents - Introduction Differentials Radiograph CT Scan MRI Ultrasound Nuclear Medicine Intervention Pictures Bibliography
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip abnormality presenting in adolescence and a primary cause of early osteoarthritis. Unfortunately, SCFE frequently is misdiagnosed, and it has symptoms that can be misleading. Early treatment...
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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis eMedicine Sports

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic122.htm

Synonyms and related keywords: SCFE, hip disorder, slipped hip, adolescent hip disorder, femoral head displacement, Salter-Harris physeal fracture, Salter-Harris fracture, hip pain, hip joint pain
Contents - Introduction Clinical Differentials Workup Treatment Medication Follow-up Miscellaneous Multimedia References
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) persists as one of the most common adolescent hip disorders...
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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Google Search

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Search string allintitle: slipped epiphysis yielded 11,300 sites in July 2007. The majority of these sites are patient information.
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slipped capital femoral epiphysis SCFE CHORUS

Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00371.html

* boys> girls
* age 10 - 15 yrs
* blacks> whites (unlike CHD + Legg-Perthes disease)
* related to height, weight, athletic activity
* if BILATERAL ==> renal osteodystrophy
* femoral epiphysis slips POSTERIORLY and MEDIALLY
* use frog-leg + lateral projections
* complications:
  o AVN
  o acute cartilage necrosis (chondrolysis)
  o varus deformity
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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Wheeless

Location: http://www.wheelessonline.com/ortho/slipped_capital_femoral_epiphysis

Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
- slip of the captial femoral epiphysis occurs with in a narrow window of physiologic maturity of the growing child; - arises from mechanical and constitutional factors; - pts may have underlying endocrine dz (such as hypothyroidism) delayed...
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SUFE Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis The Bone School

Location: http://www.boneschool.com.au/paediatrics/hip/sufe

Definition - Displacement of proximal femoral epiphysis in the immature hip due to imbalance of mechanical and endocrine factors
Physeal dehiscence 2° shear load
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