Evaluation of the Child with Extremity Pain or Limp
The child presenting to the physician with a limp or extremity pain is usually accompanied by anxious parents who are concerned not only about the cause but also about the permanency of the problem. Evaluation is often challenging since younger children cannot communicate verbally about their pain and may have trouble localizing it for the examiner. It is the physician’s task to solve the mystery by accumulating as many clues as possible and analyzing them correctly.
KeywordsFemoral Head Septic Arthritis Tibial Tuberosity Osteoid Osteoma Slip Capital Femoral Epiphysis
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