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Clinical Prediction Algorithm of Kocher et al for the Distinction of Septic Arthritis from Transient Synovitis of the Hip in a Child with Irritable Hip

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics

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Kocher et al identified factors indicative of septic arthritis of the hip in a child. This can help in the distinction between septic arthritis and transient synovitis. The authors are from Children's Hospital at Harvard Medical School.

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