The S Sign: A New Radiographic Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

The S Sign: A New Radiographic Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis BackgroundChildren with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) are often seen by an array of medical professionals prior to diagnosis. Patients with mild slips, slips with knee pain, or bilateral slips can occasionally present a diagnostic challenge that increases the risk of a delay in diagnosis and associated complications. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Emergency Medicine Elsevier

The S Sign: A New Radiographic Tool to Aid in the Diagnosis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Inc.
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0736-4679
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10.1016/j.jemermed.2018.01.023
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Abstract

BackgroundChildren with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) are often seen by an array of medical professionals prior to diagnosis. Patients with mild slips, slips with knee pain, or bilateral slips can occasionally present a diagnostic challenge that increases the risk of a delay in diagnosis and associated complications.

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Journal of Emergency MedicineElsevier

Published: Jun 1, 2018

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