Salter harris fractures

What is Salter harris fractures?

It is a fracture that involves the epiphyseal plate or growth plate of a bone. It is a common injury found in children, occurring in 15% of childhood long bone fracture.

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I am looking for the standard of care when an 8 month old infant presents with arm injury(rolled off couch onto hard wood floor).able to flex arm...

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The type of fracture can be detected only after a direct examination and after checking the X-rays and MRI scan...

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Am I going to have to have surgery on my pinky for fractured proximal phalanx The emergency room doctors call it a Salter-Harris fracture. They say...

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if proximal phalanx is fractured and badly as you have said orthopedic surgeon will fix it by methods only after...

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