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Table 1 Differential diagnosis of acute hip pain and limp

From: Tibial torus and toddler's fractures misdiagnosed as transient synovitis: a case series

• Septic arthritis
• Perthes disease
• Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
• Discitis
• Psoas abscess
• Stress fracture
• Overuse syndrome
• Rheumatic fever
• Proximal femoral osteomyelitis
• Kawasaki syndrome
• Gaucher disease
• Tumor (Ewing, osteoid osteoma, osteogenic sarcoma, acute lymphocytic leukemia)
• Serum sickness
• Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
• Tuberculosis