sagging rope sign
DiffDx Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia, achondroplasia, cretinism
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sagging rope signPediatric orthopedics A thin opaque curved line, which in the AP–or posterior view extends laterally from the inferior border of the femoral neck–FN; the SRS is typical of Perthes' disease and is seen when ischemia and growth occur simultaneously; it implies epiphyseal growth plate damage DiffDx Spondylo-epiphyseal dysplasia, achondroplasia, cretinism.
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