Kump's bump

Dr Francis Deng and Dr Amir Rezaee et al.

Kump's bump, also known as the Kump hump, is a superior convexity of the growth plate located in the anteromedial quadrant of the distal tibia physis, which is the first site of physeal fusion. Closure usually occurs at about 12-13 years of age. The Kump's bump should not to be mistaken for a fracture or abnormal physeal fusion.

Article information

rID: 39639
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Kump hump
  • Kump's hump
  • Kump bump

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