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What exactly is a growth plate injury ?
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
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In brief: Growth plate injury
This is a contusion of or a fracture though the growth plate of a bone in children.
More common in the long bones and in boys.

In brief: Growth plate injury
This is a contusion of or a fracture though the growth plate of a bone in children.
More common in the long bones and in boys.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Thomas Kennedy
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Fracture
A growth plate injury is a type of injury (fracture) to a bone that occurs to a section of cartilage where growth (lengthening) of the bone occurs.
Compared to the adjacent bone this area is relatively more susceptible to injury.

In brief: Fracture
A growth plate injury is a type of injury (fracture) to a bone that occurs to a section of cartilage where growth (lengthening) of the bone occurs.
Compared to the adjacent bone this area is relatively more susceptible to injury.
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
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