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Knee Pain in a 12-Year-Old Girl

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  1. 25% The prevalence of bilateral SCFE has been estimated to be approximately 25%. Nearly all patients who develop SCFE in the contralateral hip do so within 18 months of diagnosis of the first slip. Therefore, patients with unilateral SCFE should be followed closely to detect a possible slip in the opposite hip.

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