Another limping child: an interesting diagnosis journey

Mehrnoush Hassas Yeganeh--- Paediatric rheumatologist, Shahid Beheshti University of medical science,
Khosro Rahmani--- ,
Shokuh Hashemi--- ,
Seyyed Hassan Tonekaboni--- ,
Reza Sinaei--- ,
Mohammad reza Fathi--- ,
Reza Shiari--- ,
Fatemeh Mehregan---

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Abstract:

Limp is described as any deviation from a normal gait pattern for the child’s age. Limping takes many forms and is one of the most enigmatic complaints in pediatric medicine. It is never normal, and both benign and life-threatening illnesses can present with limp. The provisional diagnosis can be a challenge to establish even after history, physical, and laboratory examinations.

Keywords: limping child; Weakness; Hypercalciuria


Keywords


limping child, Weakness, Hypercalciuria

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22037/ijcn.v11i4.11180

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