of the blood circulation in the hip in growth, which is between three and twelve years, with peaks at five to ten years.
It is characterized by
gradual deformation of the femoral head.
In most cases it is unilateral,
in one of every seven to ten is bilateral.
Is four to five times more
in boys than in girls.
Very rare in
Most heal without sequelae if the diagnosis is accurate and the treatment is followed rigorously.
When the head of the femur with an exuberant priest.
Usually produce little discomfort, and
Sequel much more serious, in which the head of the femur
not endured, to sink.
Can cause significant lameness.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
The physical examination can guide to the top towards the
final takes place through the x - ray. Treatment.
Treatment is directed at reducing the burden on the affected hip to promote their healing quickly and correctly.
On rare occasions should be resorted to surgery.
Sleep. Do not walk on the affected leg.
Immobilization of the leg.
It is not necessary.
See the general measures.
There is no need to follow any special diet.
Difficult to ignore the exact cause.
For any hip pain that this child should perform
Signs and symptoms.
pain in the hip affects, and that may soon go unnoticed.
It lasts at most
couple of weeks. Other times, or after
time of pain,
Finally, in many cases is asymptomatic, appearing as
The basic cause is unknown, although various theories and data pointing to