Statistics from Altmetric.com
Hip pain in children is a common presentation. Infective causes of pain and limitation of movement are usually due to septic arthritis or osteomyelitis.
A 6-year-old child presented to our orthopaedic department with pain in the right hip. He had a fall 4 days previously and sustained grazes to the right knee and shin. Although able to bear weight initially, he experienced increasing pain in his hip, and his mother noticed a …