A 21-year-old female asked:
hi could you please tell me what is the possible diagnosis of child with limp ,knee pain,elevated rotation of the hip with reduced flexion&extension?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider answered
36 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult to say for: sure without an exam. It could be toxic synovitis which is caused by a virus, but also could be a bacterial infection or other serious issue. So, please see your doctor/have the child seen by a doctor, either the primary care doctor, or an orthopedist or the emergency room.
Answered on Oct 21, 2015
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