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Title: Slipped capital femoral epiphysis in adulthood with associated hypopituitarism
Authors: Chia, J.
Peng, Y.-P.
Wong, H.-P.
Pho, R.W.H. 
Keywords: adulthood
hypopituitarism
slipped femoral epiphysis
Issue Date: 1995
Source: Chia, J., Peng, Y.-P., Wong, H.-P., Pho, R.W.H. (1995). Slipped capital femoral epiphysis in adulthood with associated hypopituitarism. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 3 (2) : 85-89. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Slipped capital femoral epiphysis is an uncommon condition seen in adolescents before the onset of the growth spurt. When it occurs in a different age-group, some endocrinopathy should be suspected. We describe 2 cases occurring in adulthood where there is associated hypopituitarism. In addition, the endocrine influence on the physeal plate is discussed.
Source Title: Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/133809
ISSN: 10225536
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