• Register
Prepare for your medical exam, USMLE, MCCEE with a FREE MCQs and clinical cases! ECG, CXR and all types of free medical MCQs with answers, good luck! Medical MCQs from students to students.
Sidebar

A 14-year-old male presents with inability to walk and severe pain in the left groin...

3.1K views
asked May 22, 2014 in Orthopedics by Rajesh Bahara

A 14-year-old male presents with acute onset of inability to walk and severe pain in the left groin, thigh, and knee. He is afebrile and appears nontoxic but is obviously distressed. Examination shows an externally rotated thigh and apparent limb shortening. What is the MOST likely diagnosis?

(A) Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (coxa plana)

(B) Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) 

(C) Septic arthritis of the hip

(D) Toxic tenosynovitis of the hip

(E) Osgood-Schlatter’ s disease 

 

1 Answer

0 votes
 
Best answer
(B) Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
answered May 22, 2014 by Rajesh Bahara
...