Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Midvale UT

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Hugh S West Jr., MD
(801) 314-4900
5848 S 300 E
Murray, UT
Business
Intermountain Orthopaedic Specialty Group
Specialties
Orthopedics

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John Gregory Skedros, MD
(801) 983-4900
5323 Woodrow St Ste 202
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1990
Hospital
Hospital: L D S Hospital, Salt Lake Cty, Ut
Group Practice: Utah Bone & Joint Ctr

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Michael Carl Holmstrom, MD
5848 S Fashion Boulevard (300 E)
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1996

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Gary Lynn Rasmussen, MD
5848 Fashion Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med, Salt Lake Cty Ut 84132
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr.Allen Groebs
(801) 983-4900
5323 Woodrow St # 200
Salt Lake City, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ut Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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1.0, out of 5 based on 1, reviews.

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Peter Paul Chiodo, DDS
(801) 266-0355
4010 S 700 E Ste 5
Murray, UT
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

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Dr.Roy Trawick
(801) 314-5250
5848 Fashion Boulevard
Salt Lake City, UT
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Hospital: Cottonwood Hosp Med Ctr, Murray, Ut
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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3.5, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Michael Rene Chardack
(801) 507-3475
5169 Cottonwood St
Murray, UT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Richard Frederick Ambur
(360) 692-5879
4021 S 700 E Ste 300
Salt Lake City, UT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Dr.DANIEL HAMMON
(801) 314-4900
5848 Fashion Blvd # 110
Salt Lake City, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
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5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

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Hip Pain Info - Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

In order to understand this condition it is important to understand the anatomy and function of the hip. Please read Hip Pain Info's section on the anatomy of the hip .

The hip joint is a ball and socket joint. The ball is formed by the top of the thigh bone (the femur) and is called the "head" of the femur. The head of the femur in growing children is also called the "capital femoral epiphysis".

The areas where bones grow are called growth plates. In growing children there is a growth plate just below the head of the femur. Growth plates are weaker than other parts of the bone. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is the term used to describe the condition in adolescents in which the growing head of the femur (also called the capital femoral epiphysis) "slips" off the rest of the thigh bone. It slips off in a backward direction.

Why the capital femoral epiphysis "slips" off the rest of the thigh bone is not well understood but it is thought to have something to do with weakness of the growth plate. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis usually happens during periods of rapid growth, shortly after the beginning of puberty.

Although the cause of slipped capital femoral epiphysis is not known, what is known is that it happens more often in boys than in girls. Increased body weight may also play a role.

In most cases of slipped capital femoral epiphysis the slip happens slowly. However, in some cases the slip happens suddenly and can be associated with a minor fall...

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