Imaging rounds #97. Salter II fracture of the proximal tibia.

Proximal tibial physeal injury is extremely rare. It occurs most often in adolescents and is the result of a significant abduction force applied to the lower leg with the foot firmly fixed. Management of this injury follows the same principles as other Salter-Harris epiphyseal plate fractures. Prognosis is generally good, although there is a somewhat higher… CONTINUE READING