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A Real Kick in the Hip

Author: Robert Woodruff, DO
Peer-Reviewer and Final Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM

A 7-year-old male presents with progressively worsening left hip pain and limp when playing soccer. Pain was previously relieved by rest but has now become constant.

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Image 1. Case courtesy of Bruno Di Muzio,, rID: 12153


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