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Humeral Physeal Injuries Wheeless

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Description: Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
most of these injuries are either Salter I or II fractures; - frx separations of proximal humeral epiphysis occur most often between ages of 11 and 15 years; - 80% of longitudinal growth of humerus occurs in proximal physis; - large percentage of growth allows significant remodelling following injuryies of proximal humeral physis;

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Author/Contact: Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
Last Modified: Mon Jul 02 2007