The "sagging rope sign" in avascular necrosis in children's hip diseases--confirmation by 3D CT studies.

@article{Kim1995TheR,
  title={The "sagging rope sign" in avascular necrosis in children's hip diseases--confirmation by 3D CT studies.},
  author={Hohyun Kim and Elizabeth Eisenhauer and Dennis R. Wenger},
  journal={The Iowa orthopaedic journal},
  year={1995},
  volume={15},
  pages={101-11}
}
Growth disturbance of the proximal femoral epiphysis and physis secondary to avascular necrosis (AVN) in a variety of children's hip disorders produces changes in the femoral head and neck that make radiographic interpretation difficult. The enlarged overhanging femoral head produces radiographic markings on the femoral neck which are sometimes confusing… CONTINUE READING