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Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Danielle's limp seemed to come out of nowhere. She came home one day and we noticed it right away; it had to be the result of a fall or some sort of injury. I immediately checked to find if there was an "obvious" injury. Though Danielle is very bright and understands almost everything she's told, at 12 years old, her verbal skills are almost non-existent. I asked her if she was hurt and she said, "yes, hurt".

That's when the process of elimination begins; starting with her foot and working up to her back. It was clear that her foot was okay and her ankle seemed to have full motion. Her knee wasn't swollen and she was able to move it with no…

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