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Duke Orthopaedics
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Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type V



- Discussion:
    - type V growth plate injuries are due to severe axial loading;
    - some or all of the physis is so severely compressed that growth potential is destroyed;
    - angulation and limb length inequality may be long term complications



Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 12:28 pm