Imaging SCFE: diagnosis, treatment and complications

Abstract

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a common orthopedic disorder in children. It can lead to avascular necrosis, cartilage loss, femoroacetabular impingent (FAI) and early osteoarthritis. The consequences of SCFE are worsened by delays in diagnosis and proper management. Radiography is the primary imaging modality used to evaluate SCFE; however, MR… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00247-012-2577-x

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