Tibial fractures involving the ankle in children. The so-called triplane epiphyseal fracture.

@article{Cooperman1978TibialFI,
  title={Tibial fractures involving the ankle in children. The so-called triplane epiphyseal fracture.},
  author={Daniel R. Cooperman and Peter Spiegel and G S Laros},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1978},
  volume={60 8},
  pages={1040-6}
}
Triplane fractures of the distal end of the tibia in fifteen children (average age, thirteen years) represented 6 per cent of 237 consecutive epiphyseal fractures of the ankle. Thirteen children were treated by closed methods (including manipulation) and two had open reduction of the fractures. At an average of twenty-six months after injury, three of fourteen patients showed roentgenographic evidence of premature symmetrical epiphyseal closure with less than 0.5 centimeter of shortening and no… CONTINUE READING

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