Salter-Harris type II distal tibia fracture
15-year-old boy post fall while skating. Soft tissue swelling over the medial aspect of the ankle joint.
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Linear lucency within distal tibial metaphysis extending down to the level of physis in keeping with type II as per Salter - Harris classification of physeal fractures. Best appreciated on lateral view.
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Salter - Harris classification is used to classify paediatric fractures involving the growth plate.
Type II refers to a fracture through the growth plate and the metaphysis, however sparing epiphysis.