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Describing fractures


when describing angulation do you describe the fragments in relationship of distal to proximal or proximal to distal distal to proximal
parially dislocated = subluxation
transverse fx through the hypertrophic zone of the physis; inc width of physis TYPE I salter Harris Classification
child w/ point tenderness at epiphyseal plate Type I salter harris class.
T/F the growing zone of the physisi is usually not injured and growth disturbance is uncommon in Salter Harris Class I T
fx through the physis and metaphysis Type II Salter Harris Cl.
Do Type II salter harris cl. fx result in shortening no... rarely result in functional limitations
which is the most common salter harris fx TYPE II
Saltar Harris Fx of the physis and epiphysis TYPE III
saltar harris fx of the physis, epiphysis and metaphysis Type IV
salter harris fx resulting from a compression or crush injury to physis; no assoc epiphyseal or metaphyseal fx Type V
Created by: mczarko