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Walking with Swagger

Author: Derek Hatfield, MD
Peer-reviewer: Brandon Godfrey, MD
Final editor: Alex Tomesch, MD

A 5-year-old male is brought into the emergency department by his father after his father noted that he has been limping for the past few weeks. The patient endorses mild pain in the left hip with no other systemic symptoms. You note decreased internal rotation and abduction of the hip on exam and laboratory workup is unremarkable.


Image 1. Case courtesy of Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso,, rID: 22448



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