Skeletal growth is a dynamic process. A knowledge of the structure and function of the normal growth plate is essential in order to understand the pathophysiology of abnormal skeletal growth in various diseases. In this well-illustrated article, the authors provide a radiographic classification of abnormal growth plates and discuss mechanisms that lead to growth plate abnormalities.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||21|
|Journal||Radiologic Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1987|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging