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Paediatrics: The limping child: differential diagnosis

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The limping child: differential diagnosis

Causes of limp

 

Tumour

 

   Neuroblastoma (age 0–5yrs)

 

   Ewing’s sarcoma (age 5–15yrs)

 

   Osteosarcoma (age 5–15yrs)

 

Benign tumour

 

Osteoid osteoma (age 5–15yrs).

 

Haematological causes (all ages)

 

   Acute lymphocytic leukaemia

 

   HSP

 

   SCD

 

Thalassaemia

Infection (all ages)

 

TB

 

Malaria

 

Lyme disease

 

Viral.

 

Neurological causes (all ages)

 

CP

 

DMD

 

Poliomyelitis.

 

Hereditary motor sensory neuropathy

 

Spina bifida

 

Rheumatological causes (all ages) Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA;).

 

Trauma (all ages)

 

Non-accidental injury (NAI).

 

Trauma (open/closed fractures).

 

Sprains/contusions.

 

Ill-fitting shoes.

 

Congenital causes (all ages) 

Congenital limb deficiency/shortening.

 

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