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Arnold Besselaar, Daniel Green, Andrew Howard

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James Hunter

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Fergal Monsell

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33-E/3.2 Epiphyseal, Salter-Harris III, multifragmentary

Definition

Multifragmentary fractures with an articular fracture and complete separation of epiphysis and metaphysis are classified as 33-E/3.2.

Fractures of this type are rare.

Multifragmentary epiphyseal fracture (Salter-Harris III) of the distal femur