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Journal August 2009 (Vol 31, No 8)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

The Epiphyseal Plate: Physiology, Anatomy, and Trauma

1. The ________ is the weakest part of the growth plate.
2. The growth plate consists mostly of
3. Epiphyseal arteries supply blood up to which part of the growth plate?
4. Which zone is not part of the growth plate?
5. The distal growth plate of the radius contributes ____ of total growth to this bone.
6. A type IV Salter-Harris fracture is best described as a fracture involving the
7. Which statement regarding the Salter-Harris classification system is correct?
8. Epiphyseal bone bridge formation can
9. The prognosis for growth plate fractures depends on the
10. The term Osgood-Schlatter disease is best used to describe a(n)
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