Fractures Pediatric Physis (Growth Plate)

Open growth plates in children are often involved in fractures. Diagnosis is made by radiography. Treatment is with closed reduction and immobilization or open reduction with internal fixation. Bone growth takes place by tissue is added by the physäre disk (growth plate), which in turn through the metaphysis proximally and the epiphysis is delimited distally ((Salter-Harris classification of physären disc Wachstumsfugen-) fractures.). The age at which the growth plate is…

September 3, 2018