Arch Chir Neerl. ; THE PATHOGENESIS OF EPIPHYSIOLYSIS CAPITIS FEMORIS. BOUMAN FG. PMID: ; [Indexed for MEDLINE]. Ugeskr Laeger. Feb 26;(9) [Delayed diagnosis of epiphysiolysis capitis femoris]. [Article in Danish]. Søballe K(1), Juhl M, Høgh JP. Z Orthop Ihre Grenzgeb. Nov-Dec;(6) [“Recurrent” epiphysiolysis capitis femoris–need for simultaneous stabilization of both hip joints].

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X-ray showing a slipped capital femoral epiphysis, before and after surgical femorus. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Familial slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Because the epiphysis moves posteriorly, it appears smaller because of projectional factors. Treatment of epiphysilysis slipped upper femoral epiphysis has progressively shifted exclusively towards surgical pinning. It is therefore is more easily seen on the frog-leg lateral view rather than the AP hip view.

Case 6 Case 6. Gonad protection is usually used in pelvic x-rays of children. She has no complains in the hips. SCFEs occurs slightly more commonly in adolescent malesespecially young black males, although it also affects females.

Case 4 Case 4. Her parents indicate that outside radiographs were interpreted to be normal.

[Delayed diagnosis of epiphysiolysis capitis femoris].

In a chronic slip, the physis becomes sclerotic and the metaphysis widens coxa magna. Retrieved 30 November Slipped upper femoral epiphysis Dr Rohit Sharma and A.

Once SCFE is suspected, the patient should be non- weight bearing and remain on strict bed rest. Thank you for rating! Knee radiographs, including stress views, are negative. He is treated with surgical intervention and post-operative radiographs are shown in Figures B and C.


On physical examination she has restricted hip flexion motion, an external rotation deformity, and obligatory external rotation upon hip flexion manuevering. Two additional patients had a parent with osteoarthritis of the hip. Unfortunately, it is not free to produce. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads. Stretching is very limited. Ideally, however, the diagnosis is made early epiphysuolysis which case the differential is that of a painful hip and includes:.

Provides prognostic information cpaitis complication of femoral head osteonecrosis. This page epiiphysiolysis last edited on 16 Novemberat A bonus to all MIMmatch users is the option to sign up for updates on new gene-phenotype relationships.

Marrow edema is fempris, and while it may indicate early bone changes in SUFE, there are numerous other causes, e. If a significant deformity is present, then osteotomies and even joint replacement may be required. Because the physis has yet to close, the blood supply to the epiphysis still should be derived from the femoral neck; however, this late in childhood, the supply is tenuous and frequently lost after the fracture occurs.

Multiplane reconstruction allows assessment of the relationship of the femoral head to the metaphysis in three planes. In another 13 families, radiographic signs were found. In epiphysiolyais cases, after enough rest the patient may require physical therapy to regain strength and movement back to the leg.

We are determined to keep this website freely accessible. In some cases, malalignment of the femoral epiphysis and metaphysis may be seen. Slipped upper femoral epiphysis is more common in boys than girls and more common in Afro-Caribbeans than Caucasians.

The fracture occurs at the hypertrophic zone of the physeal cartilage. Groin pain, referred knee and thigh pain, waddling gaitrestricted range of motion of leg. Loading Stack – 0 images remaining.



Familial slipped upper femoral epiphysis. Which of the following is associated with the radiographic abnormality seen in Figure B? It has been shown in the past that attempts to correct the slippage by moving the head back caapitis its correct position can cause the bone to die.

Expert curators review the literature and organize it to facilitate your work. His radiographs are shown in Figures A and B. SCFE is the most common hip disorder in adolescence. It represents the superposition of the femoral neck and the posteriorly displaced capital epiphysis.

If internal rotation is limited, x-ray examination including Lauenstein’s projection should be carried out or the child should be referred to a department of orthopaedic surgery on account of suspected hip disease. When the slip is epiphywiolysis, and no secondary degenerative changes are present, then the diagnosis is usually readily made.

Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in demoris The complexity of this topic is appropriate for? Radiographs are shown in Figures A and B. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Case 2 Case 2. A dressing covers the wound. Please login to add comment.