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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

  • Alternative Names

    Femoral epiphysis - slipped


    Symptoms
    • Difficulty walking, walking with a limp
    • Knee pain
    • Hip pain
    • Hip stiffness
    • Outward-turning leg
    • Restricted hip movements

    Signs and tests

    During a physical examination, the doctor will look for restricted hip motion and pain with attempted hip movement. A hip or pelvis x-ray shows displacement.