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Could knee injuries close up growth plates?

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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Any injury involving a growth plate may lead to an abnormal closure of the growth plate which may result in a limb length difference.

In brief: Yes

Any injury involving a growth plate may lead to an abnormal closure of the growth plate which may result in a limb length difference.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Dr. Payam Rafat
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Or angular deformity( eg bowed orknocked knees)
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Fractures that involve the growth plates in kids could lead to closure of the growth plates prematurely.
This can cause a shortened or deformed limb.

In brief: Yes

Fractures that involve the growth plates in kids could lead to closure of the growth plates prematurely.
This can cause a shortened or deformed limb.
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
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