Slipped capital femoral epiphysis

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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, abbreviated SCFE, is a benign pathology of the femur that is seen in older children.[1]


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  1. Peck K, Herrera-Soto J (January 2014). "Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: what's new?". Orthop. Clin. North Am. 45 (1): 77–86. doi:10.1016/j.ocl.2013.09.002. PMID 24267209.
  2. Wiemann JM, Herrera-Soto JA (2013). "Can we alter the natural history of osteoarthritis after SCFE with early realignment?". J Pediatr Orthop 33 Suppl 1: S83–7. doi:10.1097/BPO.0b013e318277167b. PMID 23764799.