epiphysiolysis


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epiphysiolysis

 [ep″ĭ-fiz″e-ol´ĭ-sis]
separation of the epiphysis from the diaphysis of a bone.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ep·i·phys·i·ol·y·sis

(ep'i-fiz-ē-ol'i-sis),
Loosening or separation, either partial or complete, of an epiphysis from the metaphysis of a bone.
[epiphysis + G. lysis, loosening]
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ep·i·phys·i·ol·y·sis

(ep'i-fiz-ē-ol'i-sis)
1. Loosening or separation, either partial or complete, of an epiphysis from the shaft of a bone.
2. Arrest of growth by ablation of the growth plate cartilage.
[epiphysis + G. lysis, loosening]
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epiphysiolysis

Separation of an EPIPHYSIS from the shaft of a bone.
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However, even with a CT scan, discrimination between true SCJ dislocation and displaced epiphysiolysis type Salter I or II can be difficult [13-17].
In the current orthopedic literature, there are just a few case reports or small case series reported of the rare entity of epiphysiolysis of the medial clavicle.
Our objective is to propose an appropriate management of epiphysiolysis of the medial end of the clavicle in the skeletally immature patient.
We report on three patients suffering from traumatic epiphysiolysis of the medial clavicle and discuss the surgical management and fixation techniques.
CT scan confirmed the diagnosis of epiphysiolysis of the medial clavicular epiphysis (Figures 3(a) and 3(b)).
The medial clavicular epiphysis remained in place; thus, the lesion was classified as an epiphysiolysis type Salter I.
Radiographs revealed healing of the epiphysiolysis in correct length of the clavicle and correct position of the medial clavicular metaphysis.
We should keep in mind that in epiphysiolysis of the medial clavicle, the strong periosteal sleeve plays an important role.
Willi, "Medial clavicular epiphysiolysis in children: the so-called sterno-clavicular dislocation," Emergency Radiology, vol.