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Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a hip condition that occurs in teens and pre-teens who are still growing. For reasons that are not well understood, the ball at the head of the femur (thighbone) slips off the neck of the bone in a backwards direction.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/91596-treatment

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is one of the most important pediatric and adolescent hip disorders encountered in medical practice. Although SCFE is a rare condition, an accurate diagnosis combined with immediate treatment is critical.

www.aafp.org/afp/2017/0615/p779.html

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disorder in adolescents, occurring in 10.8 per 100,000 children. SCFE usually occurs in those eight to 15 years of age and is one of ...

davidslattery.com/hip-conditions/scfe-sufe/treatment

SCFE- Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Treatment. The goal of treatment is to prevent the displaced femoral head from slipping any further. This is accomplished by surgical stabilisation of the hip. Early diagnosis gives the best chance of stabilizing the hip and avoiding complications. When treated early and appropriately, long-term hip ...

www.moveforwardpt.com/SymptomsConditionsDetail.aspx?cid=839455bc-d...

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disorder seen in adolescents. It affects 10 in every 100,000 children in the United States. Although its cause is unknown, SCFE may be related to the onset of puberty, body mass and obesity, trauma, or other factors.

kidshealth.org/en/parents/scfe.html

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a shift at the upper part of the thighbone, or femur, that results in a weakened hip joint. Fortunately, when caught early, most cases of SCFE can be treated successfully.

www.seattlechildrens.org/.../slipped-capital-femoral-epiphysis

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is when the top part of the thighbone, shaped like a ball, slips off the straight part of the thighbone. The treatment is to stabilize the bone so the “ball” doesn’t slip anymore.

www.news-medical.net/health/Slipped-Capital-Femoral...

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is a condition in which the epiphysis on the femoral head is displaced posteriorly with respect to the femoral neck, altering the mechanics and articular ...

www.gillettechildrens.org/conditions-care/slipped-capital...

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE) is a hip condition that occurs when the ball at the top of the thigh bone (also known as the femoral head) slips backwards, away from the lower portion of the thigh bone. SCFE usually occurs in one hip, but both hips can be affected in 20 to 40 percent of people with SCFE.

www.childrenshospital.org/conditions-and-treatments/conditions/s/...

Long-term outlook for a child with slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Success rates are high for SCFE treatment at Boston Children’s. Treating your child’s hip as soon as symptoms develop greatly increases the likelihood of a successful outcome.