Wrist fracture: Salter-Harris type I

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

On the lateral projection the epiphysis has slipped dorsally consistent with a Salter-Harris type I growth plate injury. A small amount of periosteum and bone as lifted but without a clear bony fracture to make it a Salter-Harris type II. 

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Case information

rID: 7207
Case created: 16th Sep 2009
Last edited: 5th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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