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“Slipped capital femoral epiphysis in a 25-year-old hypogonadic man with a large cranial chondroma: causality or coincidence? “

Authors
  • Sawicka-Gutaj, Nadia1
  • Woźniak, Waldemar1
  • Naczk, Jakub1
  • Pochylski, Mateusz1
  • Kruczyński, Jacek1
  • Budny, Bartłomiej1
  • Szczepanek-Parulska, Ewelina1
  • Ruchała, Marek1
  • 1 Poznan University of Medical Sciences,
Type
Published Article
Journal
BMC Endocrine Disorders
Publisher
Springer (Biomed Central Ltd.)
Publication Date
Aug 17, 2021
Volume
21
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1186/s12902-021-00828-0
PMID: 34404399
PMCID: PMC8369671
Source
PubMed Central
Keywords
Disciplines
  • Case Report
License
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Abstract

Background Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a hip disorder frequently occurring in adolescence. In adults it is rare and so far very few cases have been documented. Case presentation This report presents a 25-year-old patient diagnosed with an anterior fossa giant chondroma, hypogonadotropic hypogonadism, and SCFE. The patient underwent surgical and hormonal therapy. His symptoms revealed, and he became a father. Conclusions Every patient diagnosed with SCFE in adulthood should undergo endocrinological assessment based on physical examination and laboratory tests.

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