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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

N.M.P. Clarke

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013019

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis occurs during rapid growth periods of adolescence

Delay in diagnosis remains a major problem

Acute, severe, and unstable slips are an orthopaedic emergency: the preferred treatment option remains controversial.

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Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Paediatrics

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