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ep·i·phys·i·al frac·ture, epiphyseal fracture
separation of the epiphysis of a long bone, caused by trauma. See: Salter-Harris classification of epiphysial plate injuries.
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A separation of the epiphysis from the bone between the shaft of the bone and its growing end. It occurs only in skeletally immature patients. See: Salter-Harris fracture.
See also: fracture
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