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How can I injure the epiphyseal plate (growth plate)?

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In brief: See below

The growth plate is present in children and usually closed by age 14.
Injury occurs from direct trauma and there are many stages of growth plate injury.

In brief: See below

The growth plate is present in children and usually closed by age 14.
Injury occurs from direct trauma and there are many stages of growth plate injury.
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