International Journal of Paediatrics and Geriatrics

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2022, Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A

Children's hip discomfort from the uncommon etiology of van neck-odelberg illness
Author(s)
Dr. Satyasree Devineni and Dr. S Nagesh
Abstract
Introduction: Pain in the pediatric pelvis is often misinterpreted as an unusual ossification pattern of the ischiopubic synchondrosis, also known as van neck-odelberg illness. The primary symptom is an odd hip discomfort in one (rarely both), which may come on suddenly or after overusing the leg. This pain may restrict mobility or cause limping. Describe the clinical and radiological features of this uncommon and sometimes misunderstood illness is the aim of our essay.
Materials and Methods: These young patients are often over-studied with several unneeded instrumental examinations, such as hip ultrasounds, radiography, magnetic resonance or computer tomography scans, and other invasive procedures, due to the non-specificity of their complaints. The straightforward radiograph may detect this problem, however, particularly in males, those results are often negative due to the reproductive system's exterior protection. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and rest from physical activity are the major treatments during the acute phase of this clinical illness, and the symptoms go away in around 1-2 weeks. In a few years, the radiological results will return to normal.
Results and Conclusion: A youngster who presents to the emergency department complaining of severe hip pain is never an easy scenario. Understanding this incorrect diagnosis might help you avoid needless instrumental tests.

Pages: 28-30 | Views: 314 | Downloads: 169
How to cite this article:
Dr. Satyasree Devineni, Dr. S Nagesh. Children's hip discomfort from the uncommon etiology of van neck-odelberg illness. Int J Paediatrics Geriatrics 2022;5(2):28-30. DOI: 10.33545/26643685.2022.v5.i2a.195
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