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Clinical Prediction Algorithm of Luhmann et al for Distinguishing Septic Arthritis of the Hip from Transient Synovitis in Children with Irritable Hip

Purpose:

To distinguish septic arthritis of the hip from transient synovitis in a child using the clinical prediction rule of Luhmann et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

differential diagnosis and mimics, red flags

ICD-10:

M65.8

Description:

Luhmann et al developed a simple 3-item clinical prediction rule for identifying children likely to have septic arthritis of the hip. This can help separate these patients from children with transient synovitis. The authors are from St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University Medical Center.

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