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Viva 15 

Viva 15
Viva 15

Nev Davies

, Will Jackson

, Andrew Price

, Jonathan Rees

, and Chris Lavy

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date: 30 October 2020

Viva 15 shows an ultrasound scan of a right hip of a 3-year-old child referred from casualty with a 24-h history of fever, malaise, and reluctance to bear weight on his right leg. How should this patient be approached, considering that the casualty officer has sent some routine bloods along with the scan? How should the child be assessed and, based on the hip scan, what is the best management?

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