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- parathyroid adenoma
- subperiosteal bone resorption
- slipped capital femoral epiphysis
- slipped upper femoral epiphysis
A 15-year-old boy presented with insidious onset bilateral thigh pain for 6 months. Examination of hips showed restricted internal rotation. Pelvis radiograph (figure 1) showed bilateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) with subchondral bone resorption in right inferior pubic rami and ilium . Hand radiograph (figure 2) showed subperiosteal bone resorption along the radial aspect of middle phalanges.
Contributors The first author (GK) wrote the manuscript and was involved in the clinical management of the patient.The second author (VM) was involved in writing the manuscript and managed the endocrinological aspect of treatment. The third author (JCK) reviewed the radiological investigations and reported the findings for the manuscript. The final author (BT) was involved in writing the manuscript. The patient was admitted under his care and he performed the surgery.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
Patient consent for publication Parental/guardian consent obtained.
Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.
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