The demographics of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. An international multicenter study.

@article{Loder1996TheDO,
  title={The demographics of slipped capital femoral epiphysis. An international multicenter study.},
  author={Randall T Loder},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1996},
  volume={322},
  pages={8-27}
}
  • Randall T Loder
  • Published 1996 in Clinical orthopaedics and related research
One thousand six hundred thirty children with 1993 slipped capital femoral epiphyses were reviewed; 41.2% were girls and 58.8% were boys. There were 47.5% white, 24.8% black, 16.9% Amerindian, 7.4% Indonesian-Malay, 2.1% Native Australian/Pacific Islands, and 1.3% Indo-Mediterranean children. The diseased hip was unilateral in 77.7% and bilateral in 22.3% of the children, and chronic in 85.5% and acute in 14.5% of the children. Of the unilateral slips, 40.3% involved the right hip and 59.7% the… CONTINUE READING

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