Distal ulnar physeal injury.


We reviewed 18 patients and two traumatic amputation specimens with injuries involving the distal ulnar physis. Type 1 growth mechanism injuries were the most common fracture pattern with premature physeal closure and ulnar shortening occurring in 55% of the patients. Other consequences included radial bowing, ulnar angulation of the distal radius, and… (More)


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@article{Golz1991DistalUP, title={Distal ulnar physeal injury.}, author={R J Golz and Dennis P. Grogan and Thomas L. Greene and Robert J Belsole and John A. Ogden}, journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics}, year={1991}, volume={11 3}, pages={318-26} }