Seasonal Variation in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: New Findings Using a National Children's Hospital Database.

@article{Loder2017SeasonalVI,
  title={Seasonal Variation in Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: New Findings Using a National Children's Hospital Database.},
  author={Randall T Loder and Chris A Schneble},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) demonstrates seasonal variation in certain latitudes but not others. Is such variation influenced by temperature differences, sunlight exposure and subsequent vitamin D production, or other climate variables? It was the purpose of this study to further investigate the seasonal variation in month of… CONTINUE READING