Suprasellar Germinoma Presenting with Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Case Report.
- Author(s): Sankar, K
- Kyono, W
- Raffel, C
- Nicolaides, T
- et al.
Published Web Locationhttps://doi.org/10.7759/cureus.1954
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a fracture that results from displacement of the proximal femoral epiphysis from the femoral neck. SCFE can be caused by various endocrinopathies that lead to bone weakening in both adult and pediatric patients. We report a rare case of suprasellar germinoma presenting with SCFE in an 11-year-old female patient. The findings of this case further support the need to consider pituitary lesions as the underlying cause of endocrine deficiences leading to SCFE.
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