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Salter-Harris Classification

  Salter-Harris Type I

 Salter-Harris Type I

  • A transverse fracture through the physis
Salter-Harris Type II Salter-Harris Type II
  • A fracture throught the physis and metaphysis, sparing the epiphysis
Salter-Harris Type III Salter-Harris Type III
  • A fracture through the physis and ephysis, sparing the metaphysis
Salter-Harris Type IV Salter-Harris Type IV
  • A fracture through the the physis, metaphysis and epiphysis
Salter-Harris Type V Salter-Harris Type V
  • A compression fracture through the physis