Fracture through the distal femoral epiphysis.

  title={Fracture through the distal femoral epiphysis.},
  author={Laura C. Decoster and James C Vailas},
  journal={Journal of athletic training},
  volume={30 2},
Injuries to the distal femoral epiphysis are not common, but when they do occur, at least half of them occur in sports. Many athletic trainers work with skeletally immature athletes, thereby increasing the likelihood that they will face this type of injury. The case of a 14-year-old football player who sustained a Salter-Harris III fracture of his medial… CONTINUE READING