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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/4.2 Epi-/metaphyseal, Salter-Harris IV, multifragmentary

Definition

Fractures through the epiphysis, physis, and metaphysis (Salter-Harris IV) and at least one further metaphyseal fragment are classified as 33-E/4.2.

Fractures of this type are rare.

Multifragmentary epi-/metaphyseal fracture (Salter-Harris IV) of the distal femur