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1

What is the most common cause of acute hip pain in children?

Transient synovitis

Often precipitated by an infection e.g. URTI

2

What is perthes disease?

Osteonecrosis to the femoral head

3

Blue sclera, brittle bone and deafness or heart problems is what condition?

Osteogenesis imperfecta

4

What is osteopetrosis?

Marble bone disease - brittle and dense bones