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The following summary is from Orphanet, a European reference portal for information on rare diseases and orphan drugs.
Orpha Number: 399329
Epiphysiolysis of the hip is a rare osteonecrosis disorder characterized by unilateral or bilateral disruption of the capital femoral physis with varying degrees of posterior epiphysis translation and simultaneous anterior metaphysis displacement. Patients typically present in pre- adolescence/adolescence with pain of variable intensity in varying locations (hip, groin, thigh, knee).
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Source: GARD Last updated on 05-01-20
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