A 15 y/o boy with limping and pain in left groin

 

Doctor's Information

Name : Maryam
Family :Noori
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Patient's Information

Gender : Male
Age : 15

 

Case Section

Muskuloskeletal System

 

Clinical Summary

A 15-year-old adolescent boy with limping and pain in left groin

 

Images

 

Imaging Procedures and Findings

Performed MRI in this 15-year-old adolescent boy with limping and pain in left groin revealed slipped capital femoral epiphysis posterior and medially relative to metaphysic associated with bone marrow edema

 

Discussion

SCFE is idiopathic type of salter 1 fracture through proximal femoral physis that can be bilateral in 18-100% of patients. Most common age of presentation is 12-15 years. Opposite-side SCFE occurs usually within 24 months of the first occurrence

 

Final Diagnosis

Slipped Capital femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)

 

References

Diagnostic Imaging Orthopedics, David W. Stoller. MD. FACR, Phillip F.J. Tirman. MD, Miriam A. Bredella. MD, et al. Diagnostic Imaging Pediatrics, Donnelly et al.

 

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