Idiopathic slipped capital femoral epiphysis in Amish children.

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BACKGROUND Of the many studies of slipped capital femoral epiphysis, none have specifically addressed Amish children. The Amish reflect a small gene pool relative to the general white North American population. Additional knowledge of the demographics of this disorder in Amish children may provide genetic insights. The purpose of this study was to review… (More)

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@article{Loder2005IdiopathicSC, title={Idiopathic slipped capital femoral epiphysis in Amish children.}, author={Randall T Loder and Jeffrey T. Nechleba and James O Sanders and Patricia S. Doyle}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume}, year={2005}, volume={87 3}, pages={543-9} }