NLM Logo

Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.708.928
C05.116.425.500
Unique ID
D060048
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D060048
Scope Note
A developmental deformity in which the metaphysis of the FEMUR moves proximally and anteriorly away from FEMUR HEAD (epiphysis) at the upper GROWTH PLATE. It is most common in male adolescents and is associated with a greater risk of early OSTEOARTHRITIS of the hip.
Entry Term(s)
Adolescent Coxa Vara
Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses
Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Epiphysiolysis Capitis Femoris
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Slipped Femoral Capital Epiphyses
Unilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses
Unilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Previous Indexing
Epiphyses, Slipped (1966-2011)
See Also
Coxa Magna
Coxa Vara
Public MeSH Note
2012
History Note
2012
Date Established
2012/01/01
Date of Entry
2011/06/24
Revision Date
2016/01/20
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses Preferred
Unilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses Narrower
Bilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphyses Narrower
page delivered in 0.142s