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15 yrs old athlete male 185cm - 17 yrs bone age. about to have acl reconstruction surjery. is there a risk of asymmetric growth after to surjery ?

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Dr. Scott Ferry
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Probably not : If you're bone age is 17 then you really don't have much if any growth remaining. I would think that a growth issue after acl surgery would be likely. You should discuss this with your surgeon before your procedure.

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