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An unusual cause of hip pain in a child
  1. M Hynes,
  2. F Lam
  1. Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex
  1. Correspondence to: Mr Lam, 4 Middlefield, St John's Wood, London NW8 6NE(mrlam{at}hotmail.com)

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An 11 year old boy presented to the accident and emergency department complaining of left hip pain after a fall from his skateboard. Apart from a mild restriction of hip movement caused by pain, physical examination and a pelvic radiograph in the AP view were unremarkable. He was discharged home with simple analgesia.

He presented again two weeks later with worsening pain and a limp. …

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