Internet resources relating to epiphyseal injuries
[OCOSH Code: D004838 135895003 T14.2 WI_FR]
Sprains and strains commonly occurring in active adults are relatively benign injuries. However, when similar injuries occur in growing children, they often result in the potentially more serious growth plate or physeal fracture. This article discusses some of the important orthopedic history relative to the physes, relevant anatomy, classification systems,...
Added: Mon Apr 07 2008
Electrical injuries resulting in physeal injury in children are an uncommon but well-recognized clinical entity. Almost all these injuries are sustained from man-made electrical sources. To date, there have been no published cases of growth arrest after lightning strike. The authors report the case of a 12-year-old girl who survived...
Added: Sat Jul 03 2010