Hong Kong Med J 2002;8:461-3 | Number 6, December 2002
Hip pain and childhood malignancy
M Wong, CH Chung, WK Ngai
Accident and Emergency Department, North District Hospital
In children, neuroblastoma can mimic various orthopaedic pathologies and this may create difficulties for doctors in reaching the correct diagnosis. Stage IV neuroblastoma was initially diagnosed as transient synovitis in this case report of a 7-year-old girl presenting with hip and low back pain.
Key words: Gait; Hip joint; Neuroblastoma; Pain; Synovitis
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