Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is the most common hip disorder affecting adolescent children [1]. The etiology is not fully understood but thought to be multifactorial, related to both biological and biomechanical factors [2]. SCFE occurs when the epiphysis of the proximal femur slips in relation to the metaphysis through the growth plate, causing pain, disability and potential long-term sequellae from joint incongruity. The treatment for SCFE typically involves some form of stabilization procedure using pins, screws, bone grafting, osteotomy, or casting.

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