epiphyseolysis

epiphyseolysis

(ĕp″ĭ-fĭz″ē-ŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + ″ + lysis, dissolution]
Separation of an epiphysis. Also spelled epiphysiolysis.
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Other synonyms used to describe an injury of this type are epiphyseolysis, osteochondrosis, stress fracture, and rotational stress fracture of the epiphyseal plate.
7-8) Goddard (6) has divided direct shoulder trauma sustained at birth into simple (distortion of the humeral head), complicated (proximal humerus epiphyeal separation, such as epiphyseolysis (5)), and clavicular trauma.