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What does SCFE stand for?

SCFE stands for Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

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A Concise Follow-up, at a Minimum of Ten Years, of a Previous Report Report Integrity and Functional Outcomes for Arthroscopic Margin Convergence of Rotator Cuff Tears An Anatomic Study of the Epiphyseal Tubercle and its Significance in the Pathogenesis of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Fixation, Survival and Discoloration of Jumbo Acetabular Components in Revision Hip Arthroplasty Methods to Decrease Post-operative Infections Following Posterior Cervical Spine Surgery A Meta-analysis Comparing the Results of Cervical Disc Arthroplasty and Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) in the Treatment of Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease Complications in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty What's New in Hand Surgery?
Sweets and junk food Slipping ice cream scoop In children with slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE), posteromedioinferior subluxation of the proximal femoral epiphysis with respect to the metaphysis has been described as resembling a scoop of ice cream slipping from its cone (10,13) (Figure 14).
The purpose of this study was to determine the torsional strength of the capital femoral epiphysis and the role of the perichondrial ring in resisting torsion and to establish the porcine model as an analogue to human slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) in order to aid in the development of SCFE treatment.