Perichondrial fibrous ring of La Croix
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Premature arrest following growth plate injury is attributed to what mechanism?
Proliferation of the perichondrial ring of LaCroix
Initiation of Wolff's law
Disruption of the Heuter-Volkmann principle
Vascular invasion across the physis
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An 11-year-old boy sustained an ankle injury while playing football. Figure 20 shows an AP radiograph obtained the day of injury. Treatment should consist of
closed manipulation and a long leg cast.
closed manipulation and a short leg walking cast.
a long leg cast and long-term follow-up to rule out growth arrest.
open reduction and internal fixation with a transphyseal lag screw and a non-weight-bearing cast.
open reduction and internal fixation with fixation parallel to the physis and a non-weight-bearing cast.
Growth at the distal humerus physis accounts for what percentage of humeral length?