Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a medical term referring to a fracture through the growth SCFE is a Salter-Harris type 1 fracture through the proximal femoral physis. Stress around the hip causes a shear force to be applied at the growth. Slipped upper femoral epiphysis (SUFE), also known as a slipped capital femoral common condition affecting the physis of the proximal femur in adolescents. La epifisiólisis femoral proximal (EFP) consiste en un deslizamiento de la epífisis femoral proximal respecto al cuello.

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Results show Severe Primary Hypothyroidism secondary to autoimmnunity, as well as hypercholesterolemia and anemia Tables. Currently, osteosynthesis using a single cannulated screw is the preferred procedure. She has no complains in the hips. J Bone Joint Surg Am ; She has 2 years of activity-related left hip pain and pain with prolonged sitting.

Forma inestable El tratamiento de las EFP inestables con gran desplazamiento tiene varios objetivos: Slip progression after in situ single screw fixation for stable slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

Does unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis require urgent stabilization? Factors influencing the development of chondrolysis in children treated for slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis: J Bone Joint Surg Br ; Forceful manipulation is not indicated because it is associated with an increased risk of complications.

Signs of a SCFE include a waddling gaitdecreased range of motion. Moreover, severe hypothyroidism favors delays in healing and lack of joint union. Classification in slipped capital femoral epiphysis. This causes pain, stiffness, and instability in the affected hip. Dislocation of the left hip — General decreased of bone density Clinical Case This is a year-old boy, born at term with adequate weight for gestational age.


EMC Aparato locomotor ;49 2: This item has received. Provides prognostic information for complication of femoral head osteonecrosis. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. A review of the literature with two classic case examples. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.

Case 2 Case 2. Retrieved from ” https: Treatment of unstable slipped upper femoral epiphysis has progressively shifted exclusively towards surgical pinning. The incidence of proximal focal femoral deficiency is on the order of perlive births 4.

A number of classifications have been proposed, with the Aitken four class A-D and modified by Amstutz being the most commonly used; see classification of proximal focal femoral deficiency. As such prophylactic pinning is recommended by some 3. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis SCFE or skiffyslipped upper femoral epiphysisSUFE or souffycoxa vara adolescentium is a medical term referring to a fracture through the growth plate physiswhich results in slippage of the overlying end of the femur metaphysis.

Am J Surg ; Radiographs are shown in Figures A and B. Complications after cuneiform osteotomy for moderately or severely slipped capital femoral epiphysis.

September Pages MRI can be used to examine the contralateral hip which is important because of the high incidence of bilateral slip. Reduction and pinning of slipped femoral epiphyses. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Findings are nonspecific and may include hip joint effusion. Reconstr Surg Traumatol ; What is the most appropriate treatment? Thank you for updating your details. The incidence and distribution of slipped capital femoral epiphysis in Connecticut and Southwestern United States.


Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

The role of MR imaging in patients with this condition is to help define the cartilaginous proximal femur and the presence or absence of a cartilaginous connection to the femoral head. Curr Opin Pediatr ;7: How important is this topic for board examinations?

It is more common in boys and it is associated with overweight and hypothyroidism 3. J Orthop Res ;5: Routine coronal and axial MR images may be epifisioliwis, however, oblique images may be useful in some patients. Temporal Classification — based on duration of symptoms; rarely used; no prognostic information.

In the pre-slip phase, there is a widening of the growth plate with irregularity and blurring of the physeal edges and demineralisation of the metaphysis. Obesity is a significant risk epifisolisis.

He has an antalgic gait and increased external rotation of his foot progression angle compared to the contralateral side. In most cases treatment consisted of in situ reduction and osteosynthesis with K-wires, and cannulated or cancellous screws. Early results of treatment of hip impingement syndrome in slipped capital femoral epiphysis and pistol grip deformity of the femoral head-neck junction using the surgical dislocation technique. Case 8 Case 8.

Stress on the hip causes the epiphysis to move posteriorly and medially.