Two patterns of calcification in primary (physeal) and secondary (epiphyseal) growth cartilage.

@article{Brown1993TwoPO,
  title={Two patterns of calcification in primary (physeal) and secondary (epiphyseal) growth cartilage.},
  author={R. A. Brown and G. Blunn and Jonathan R. Salisbury and Paul D. Byers},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1993},
  volume={294},
  pages={318-24}
}
It is generally stated that the process of cartilage calcification and ossification is the same in the physeal (primary growth center) and epiphyseal (secondary growth center) growth plates. Reexamination of osteophyte growth led to the proposal that these growth plates differ. This proposition was tested by examining rabbit and human material from both… CONTINUE READING