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Limp in children

Limp in children: Introduction

Limp in children: Limp is defined as an uneven, jerky, or laborious gait, usually caused by pain, weakness, or deformity. It is a common complaint in childhood, accounting for 4 per 1000 visits in one paediatric emergency department. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Limp in children is available below.

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Misdiagnosis and Limp in children

Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases, because it may cause only mild or even absent...read more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over...read more »

Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used...read more »

Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients. These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers,...read more »

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  1. Limp in children: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
 

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