Salter Fracture Classification

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Salter-Harris Fractures
Type I:
Transverse fracture through hypertrophic zone, widening the physis.
Type II:
Fracture through the physis and the metaphysis. (most common type)
Type III:
Fracture through the physis and epiphysis, passing through the hypertrophic layer as well.
Type IV:
Fracture through the metaphysis, physis, and epiphysis
Type V:
Compression of the epiphyseal plate with no associated epiphyseal or metaphyseal fracture.
Type I
Type II
Type III
Type IV
Type V
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