Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 17, Issue 5, pp 425–426 | Cite as

Sonography of slipped humeral epiphysis due to birth injury

  • M. Zieger
  • U. Dörr
  • R. D. Schulz
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Sonographical diagnosis of slipped epiphysis of the proximal humerus is reported in a new-born with birth traumatic etiology. In these rare conditions sonography is recommended as method of choice.


Public Health Rare Condition Proximal Humerus Birth Injury Sonographical Diagnosis 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Zieger
    • 1
  • U. Dörr
    • 1
  • R. D. Schulz
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Ultrasonography and Special Radiology, OlgahospitalStuttgartFRG

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