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Trethowan's sign

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Trethowan's sign

Trethowan's sign is when Klein's line does not intersect the lateral part of the superior femoral epiphysis on an AP radiograph of the pelvis.

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Trethowan's sign is indicative of a diagnosis of [[slipped capital femoral epiphysis

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