Hip Septic Arthritis: A Rare Complication

Volume 5 | Issue 1 | Jan-Apr 2019 | Page: 14-19 | Mohamed Daffe, Lamine Sarr, Alioune B. Gueye, Badara Dembele, Alioune B. Diouf, Andre Sane, Charles Dieme.

Authors : Mohamed Daffé [1], Lamine Sarr [1], Alioune B. Gueye [1], Badara Dembélé [1], Alioune B. Diouf [1], André Sané [1], Charles Diémé [1]

1 Department of Orthopédie-Traumatologie, CHU A. Le Dantec, Dakar, Sénégal.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Charles Diémé

Department of Orthopédie-Traumatologie, CHU A. Le Dantec, Dakar, Sénégal.

Email: chbevaljo65@gmail.com


The authors report a rare complication of septic hip arthritis in a 4-year-old child. It is a detachment with sliding of the proximal femoral epiphysis in the thigh. This complication results from metaphyseal osteomyelitis. After 2 years of follow-up, the patient has very disabling sequelae. It is a therapeutic challenge.

bSeptic hip, detachment, migration, sequelae.


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How to Cite this Article: Agashe M. Clinical and radiological features and Classification of Slipped capital femoral epiphysis. International Journal of Paediatric Orthopaedics Jan – April 2019;5(1):14-19.

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