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Types of Salter and Harris for Fractures Involving the Epiphyseal Growth Plate in Children and Adolescents

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Salter and Harris developed a scheme for classifying fractures that involve the epiphyseal plate in children and adolescents. Such fractures can result in a subsequent growth disturbance, depending on the age of the patient and the state of the growth plate. The authors are from Toronto in Canada.

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