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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000432571.06442.6e
Case Report

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis and hypothyroidism in a patient with Down syndrome

Hutchins, Keith L. DHSc, PA-C

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Abstract

ABSTRACT: Early screening is key for patients, such as those with Down syndrome, at high risk for associated diseases. Slipped capital femoral epiphysis and hypothyroidism require a high level of suspicion, screening, and early referral to avoid long-term complications.

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