Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses
"Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A developmental deformity in which the metaphysis of the FEMUR moves proximally and anteriorly away from FEMUR HEAD (epiphysis) at the upper GROWTH PLATE. It is most common in male adolescents and is associated with a greater risk of early OSTEOARTHRITIS of the hip.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses" by people in Profiles.
Levey ST, Goodloe JB, Murphy RF, Van Nortwick S. Mechanical Failure of 2 Cannulated Screw Fixation for Unstable SCFE: A Case Report. JBJS Case Connect. 2021 12 15; 11(4).
Stacey S, Barfield W, Pietrykowski L, DesJardins J, Mooney J. Comparison of Fatigue Performance Between Fully and Partially Threaded Cannulated Screws Used for Stabilization of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2017; 26(1):29-32.
Slone HS, Stacey SC, Mooney JF. Mechanical failure of single cannulated screw fixation of unstable slipped capital femoral epiphysis. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2014 Jan; 23(1):49-54.