Author: Nicola McDonald / Editor: Maya K Naravi / Reviewer: Nadarajah Prasanna, Sarah Gooding / Code: MuC9, SLO5Published: 21/11/2020 / Reviewed: 05/07/2024

A 7-year-old girl presents to the Paediatric A&E with a 3 week history of increasing pain in her right hip. There is no history of trauma or fever. Her gait is antalgic and her range of movement in her right hip is limited by pain in all planes.

Her x-rays are shown below.

Nicola McDonald CIC - The Limping Child Image 1

Nicola McDonald CIC - The Limping Child Image 2

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