Epiphyseolysis for partial growth plate arrest. Results after four years or at maturity.


We reviewed 13 children with partial growth plate arrest who had been treated by epiphyseolysis. Eight were followed to skeletal maturity and five for at least four years. In three cases the affected limb was restored to normal and in five the operation was successful in improving angular deformity and leg length discrepancy such that further surgery was… (More)

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