Physeal anatomy - illustration

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

The anatomic regions of the physis are as indicated above.

Case Discussion

Understanding the normal physeal anatomy and physiology is critical to understanding many pathologies in pediatric patients, as findings at the physis are common. 

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rID: 27354
Published: 31st Jan 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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