epiphyseal

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relating to the epiphysis of a bone

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A diaphyseal (midshaft) fracture in a child less than 3 years old is suspect, and metaphysical or epiphyseal fractures beyond the newborn period (also called corner fractures or bucket handle fractures) are virtually diagnostic of abuse.
A diaphyseal (midshaft) fracture in a child less than 3 years old is suspect, and metaphyseal or epiphyseal fractures beyond the newborn period (also called corner fractures or bucket handle fractures) are virtually diagnostic of abuse.
Contrary to prior understanding, new studies have shown that growth plates (the areas of primary growth at the ends of longer bones) in prepubescent children are not at high risk of epiphyseal fractures when the training adheres to these guidelines.
Metaphyseal and epiphyseal fractures (commonly referred to as corner fractures), skull fractures crossing suture lines, fractures to the axial skeleton (including posterior rib fractures), and fractures in multiple locations should immediately alert the consult to the possibility of abuse.
Type 3 epiphyseal fractures run vertically or obliquely through the epiphyses and then extend as a transverse fracture into the physes.